Definition of catamite in US English:

catamite

noun

archaic
  • A boy kept for homosexual practices.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

catamite

/ˈkædəˌmaɪt//ˈkadəˌmīt/