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[ ih-fee-buh s ]
/ ɪˈfi bəs /

noun, plural e·phe·bi [ih-fee-bahy] /ɪˈfi baɪ/.

a youth of ancient Greece just entering manhood or commencing training for full Athenian citizenship.

Nearby words

ephah, ephapse, ephebe, ephebiatrics, ephebic, ephebus, ephedra, ephedrine, ephelis, ephemera, ephemeral

Origin of ephebus

From Latin; see origin at ephebe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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