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  1. an person who is sexually attracted to children (OED). In American psychiatry, a person attracted primarily to prepubescent children.(DSM-IV: Over a period of at least six months, recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children)
    Etymology: From (paidophilia) < (pais) "boy, child" and (philia) "friendship"

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