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  • n. An adult man who courted or was in an pederastic relationship with an adolescent boy, who was called an eromenos.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἐραστής (erastēs, "lover"), from ἐραν (eran, "be in love with").

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  • The older member of the ancient Greek pederastic union. Qv erotomenos.

    February 17, 2008