[ 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.
Origin of ephebus
From Latin; see origin at ephebe
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