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British Dictionary definitions for paedophilia

paedophilia

esp US pedophilia

noun
  1. the condition of being sexually attracted to children
Derived Formspaedophiliac or esp US pedophiliac, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for paedophilia

n.

see pedophilia; also cf. pedo-.

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