Definition of paedotribe in US English:

paedotribe

noun

Ancient Greek History
  • A teacher of wrestling and gymnastics.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Ashley (1565–1641), translator and book collector. From Middle French pedotribe and its etymon ancient Greek παιδοτρίβης teacher of gymnastics (goes to post-classical Latin paedotribes, paedotriba) from παιδο- + -τρίβης, combining form from τρίβειν to rub, wear out.

Pronunciation

paedotribe

/ˈpiːdə(ʊ)trʌɪb/