Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A paraphilia in which sexual gratification is derived from fantasies or sexual acts involving a child.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A sexual perversion in which children rather than adults most strongly excite sexual desire, and are used as sexual partners.

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  • noun Sexual acts committed by adults with prepubescent children.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sexual attraction to children

Etymologies

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From pedo- +‎ -philia.

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