Ephebi



[ih-fee-buh s] /ɪˈfi bəs/

noun, plural ephebi
[ih-fee-bahy] /ɪˈfi baɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a youth of ancient Greece just entering manhood or commencing training for full Athenian citizenship.

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