ephebe

noun
\ ˈe-ˌfēb How to pronounce ephebe (audio) , i-ˈfēb \

Definition of ephebe

: ephebus also : a young man : youth

First Known Use of ephebe

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ephebe

Latin ephebus

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“Ephebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ephebe. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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