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ephebus

[ih-fee-buh s] /ɪˈfi bəs/
noun, plural ephebi
[ih-fee-bahy] /ɪˈfi baɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a youth of ancient Greece just entering manhood or commencing training for full Athenian citizenship.
Origin of ephebus
From Latin; See origin at ephebe
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