ephebus

[ih-fee-buh s]
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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

  1. ephah,
  2. ephapse,
  3. ephebe,
  4. ephebiatrics,
  5. ephebic,
  6. ephedra,
  7. ephedrine,
  8. ephelis,
  9. ephemera,
  10. ephemeral

Origin of ephebus

From Latin; see origin at ephebe

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