'ped·er·as·ty || 'pɪːdəræstɪ /'ped- n. sodomization, homosexual relations with a young boy

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  • pederasty — index sodomy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 pederasty …   Law dictionary

  • Pederasty — Ped er*as ty, n. [Gr. paiderasti a: cf. F. p[ e]d[ e]rastie.] The crime against nature; sodomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pederasty — sodomy with a boy, c.1600, from Mod.L. pæderastia, from Gk. paiderastia love of boys, from paiderastes pederast, from pais (gen. paidos) child, boy (see PEDO (Cf. pedo )) + erastes lover, from erasthai to love …   Etymology dictionary

  • pederasty — ► NOUN ▪ sexual intercourse between a man and a boy. DERIVATIVES pederast noun pederastic adjective. ORIGIN Greek paiderastia, from pais boy + erast s lover …   English terms dictionary

  • pederasty — [ped′ər as΄tē] n. [ModL paederastia < Gr paiderastia < paiderastēs, lover of boys < pais (gen. paidos), boy (see PEDO 1) + eran, to love] sodomy between male persons, esp. as practiced by a man with a boy …   English World dictionary

  • Pederasty — Not to be confused with Pedophilia. Pederasty or paederasty (  /ˈpɛ …   Wikipedia

  • pederasty — noun see pederast …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pederasty — pederastic, adj. pederasticalsylly, adv. /ped euh ras tee, pee deuh /, n. sexual relations between two males, esp. when one of them is a minor. [1605 15; < NL pederastia < Gk paiderastía love of boys. See PEDERAST, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • pederasty — noun /ˈpɛd.ɛrəs.ti,ˈpɛ.də.ræs.ti/ a) Erotic love, sexually expressed or chaste, between a man and an adolescent boy. b) Anal intercourse in general, usually between a man and an adolescent boy. Syn: boy love See Also: pederast, pederastic …   Wiktionary

  • pederasty — Homosexual anal intercourse, especially when practiced on boys. [G. paiderastia; fr. pais (paid ), boy, + erao, to long for] * * * ped·er·as·ty ped ə .ras tē or chiefly Brit pae·der·as·ty pēd n, pl ties anal intercourse esp. with a boy as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pederasty —  Sexual relations between an adult male and boy …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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