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Origin of pederasty
Examples from the Web for pederasty
And some forms of African sexual diversity, such as pederasty, are hardly models for contemporary morality.
As well be imagined, pederasty has a fine field in this town, where the passions are kept under lock and key.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Las Casas tells us that pederasty was tolerated because they believed that their gods practiced it.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
We observe, however, especially in the higher mammals, acts of pederasty between males when the female is wanting.The Sexual Question|August Forel
Word Origin for pederasty
"sodomy of a man with a boy," c.1600, from French pédérastie or directly from Modern Latin pæderastia, from Greek paiderastia "love of boys," from paiderastes "pederast, lover of boys," from pais (genitive paidos) "child, boy" (see pedo-) + erastes "lover," from erasthai "to love" (see Eros).