ephebus

noun ephe·bus \ i-ˈfē-bəs , e- \

Definition of ephebus

plural ephebi play \i-ˈfē-ˌbī, e-\
: a youth of ancient Greece; especially : an Athenian 18 or 19 years old in training for full citizenship

Origin and Etymology of ephebus

Latin, from Greek ephēbos, from epi- + hēbē youth, puberty


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