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noun (erast, ai)
  1. (Greek History) An older man with sexual designs on a younger man
  • 2002: In regard to the boys (eromenos) involved in ancient Greek pederasty, Dover (1978:52) asked: "What does the eromenos get out of submission to his ?" " Stephen O Murray, Pacific Homosexualities (iUniverse 2002, p. 80)
Etymology: From Greek á "lover", from á "be in love with".


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