[ped-uh-ras-tee, pee-duh-] /ˈpɛd əˌræs ti, ˈpi də-/
sexual relations between two males, especially when one of them is a minor.
homosexual relations between men and boys
“sodomy of a man with a boy,” c.1600, from French pédérastie or directly from Modern Latin pæderastia, from Greek paiderastia “love of boys,” from paiderastes “pederast, lover of boys,” from pais (genitive paidos) “child, boy” (see pedo-) + erastes “lover,” from erasthai “to love” (see Eros).
[pur-dn-al-uh s] /ˌpɜr dnˈæl əs/ noun 1. a river in central Texas, flowing E to the Colorado river. About 105 miles (169 km) long.
[pees, peys] /pis, peɪs/ noun, plural pedes [pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology. 1. a foot or footlike part. /ˈpɛdiːz/ noun 1. the plural of pes /peɪz; piːz/ noun (pl) pedes (ˈpɛdiːz) 1. the technical name for the human foot 2. the corresponding part in higher vertebrates 3. any footlike part […]
pedesis pe·de·sis (pĭ-dē’sĭs) n. pl. pe·de·ses (-sēz) See Brownian movement.
[ped-uh-stl] /ˈpɛd ə stl/ noun 1. an architectural support for a column, statue, vase, or the like. 2. a supporting structure or piece; base. 3. Furniture. 4. Building Trades. a bulge cast at the bottom of a concrete pile. verb (used with object), pedestaled, pedestaling or (especially British) pedestalled, pedestalling. 5. to put on or […]