CATAMITE

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n. A boy who engages in erotic homosexual relations and participates in pederasty. Thus, he is the younger partner in a pederastic form of relationship between two males. Formerly, pederasty was a socially-accepted, if not tolerated, form of behavior in ancient Greece.

CATAMITE: "Being or having a catamite is no longer a morally-accepted behavior in today's world."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CATAMITE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catamite/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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