• (a.) Having young that are naked when hatched; psilopaedic; -- said of certain birds.
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gymnopedia, gymnopaedia, gymnopedic, gymnopaedic The distinctive epithet (in ancient Greece) of the dances or other exercises performed by naked boys at public festivals. Historically this word applies, says the Century Dictionary (1914), to ancient Greek 'dances and gymnastic exercises performed, as at public festivals, by boys or youths unclothe...
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