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Noun: carnal abuse
  1. Any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)
  2. Sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)
    - statutory rape

Derived forms: carnal abuses

Type of: assault, rape, ravishment, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, violation

Encyclopedia: Carnal abuse