pæderastic

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See also: paederastic

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pæderast +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

pæderastic (comparative more pæderastic, superlative most pæderastic)

  1. Alternative spelling of pederastic.
    • 1891 CE, J. G. Kiernan, in Physician and Surgeon, John William Keating; Volume XIII, № VI, page #273:
      In tribes where pæderastic ceremonies were part of the religious exercises, there would be no popular aversion to pæderasty. Indeed, Schopenhauer views pæderastic performances by old men as an illustration of the beneficence of nature in preventing the propagation of the defective beings.