the condition of being sexually attracted to children
see pedophilia; also cf. pedo-.
[ped-uh-fahyl or, esp. British, pee-duh-] /ˈpɛd əˌfaɪl or, esp. British, ˈpi də-/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. an adult who is sexually attracted to young children. n. 1951, derived noun from pedophilia.
noun a fear of children; also written pediophobia , paediphobia Word Origin Greek paidion ‘child’
[pah-ey-luh, -eyl-yuh, pah-yel-uh; Spanish pah-e-lyah, -e-yah] /pɑˈeɪ lə, -ˈeɪl yə, pɑˈyɛl ə; Spanish pɑˈɛ lyɑ, -ˈɛ yɑ/ noun 1. a Spanish dish prepared by simmering together chicken, seafood, rice, vegetables, and saffron and other seasonings. /paɪˈɛlə; Spanish paˈeʎa/ noun (pl) -las (-ləz; Spanish) (-ʎas) 1. a Spanish dish made from rice, shellfish, chicken, and vegetables […]
- Paella pan
noun a wide round shallow pan with splayed sides and two handles, made of metal or earthenware and used for cooking Spanish paella Examples The paella pan set comes with rice and saffron. Word Origin cooking