Hetairism
Hetairism He*tair"ism, Hetarism Het"a*rism, n. [Gr. ? a companion, a concubine, fem. of ? a comrade.] A supposed primitive state of society, in which all the women of a tribe were held in common. --H. Spencer. -- {Het`a*ris"tic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • hetairism — HETAIRÍSM s.n. Denumire dată raporturilor sexuale extraconjugale ale bărbaţilor cu femei de moravuri uşoare. [pr.: ta i ] – Din fr. hétaïrisme. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hetairísm s. n. (sil. ta i ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004 …   Dicționar Român

  • hetairism — he·tai·rism …   English syllables

  • hetairism — noun see hetaerism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hetarism — Hetairism He*tair ism, Hetarism Het a*rism, n. [Gr. ? a companion, a concubine, fem. of ? a comrade.] A supposed primitive state of society, in which all the women of a tribe were held in common. H. Spencer. {Het a*ris tic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hetaristic — Hetairism He*tair ism, Hetarism Het a*rism, n. [Gr. ? a companion, a concubine, fem. of ? a comrade.] A supposed primitive state of society, in which all the women of a tribe were held in common. H. Spencer. {Het a*ris tic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hetaerism — n. (also hetairism) 1 a recognized system of concubinage. 2 communal marriage in a tribe. Etymology: Gk hetairismos prostitution (as HETAERA) * * * hetaerist, n. hetaeristic /het euh ris tik/, adj. /hi tear iz euhm/, n. 1. concubinage. 2. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hetaera — He*t[ae] ra, Hetaira He*tai ra, n.; pl. { r[ae]}. [NL. See {Hetairism}.] (Gr. Antiq.) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot. {He*t[ae] ric}, {He*tai ric}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hetaeric — Hetaera He*t[ae] ra, Hetaira He*tai ra, n.; pl. { r[ae]}. [NL. See {Hetairism}.] (Gr. Antiq.) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot. {He*t[ae] ric}, {He*tai ric}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hetaira — Hetaera He*t[ae] ra, Hetaira He*tai ra, n.; pl. { r[ae]}. [NL. See {Hetairism}.] (Gr. Antiq.) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot. {He*t[ae] ric}, {He*tai ric}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hetairic — Hetaera He*t[ae] ra, Hetaira He*tai ra, n.; pl. { r[ae]}. [NL. See {Hetairism}.] (Gr. Antiq.) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot. {He*t[ae] ric}, {He*tai ric}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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