Definition of catamite in English:

catamite

Line breaks: cata|mite
Pronunciation: /ˈkatəmʌɪt
 
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noun

archaic
  • A boy kept for homosexual practices.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin catamitus, via Etruscan from Greek Ganumēdēs (see Ganymede).

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