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pri·a·pus

 (prī-ā′pəs)
n.
1. Priapus Greek & Roman Mythology The god of procreation, guardian of gardens and vineyards, and personification of the erect phallus.
2. An image of this god, often used as a scarecrow in ancient gardens.
3. A representation of a phallus.

[Latin Priāpus, from Greek Priāpos.]

Priapus

(praɪˈeɪpəs)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) (in classical antiquity) the god of the male procreative power and of gardens and vineyards
2. (often not capital) a representation of the penis

Pri•a•pus

(praɪˈeɪ pəs)

n.
1. an ancient Greek god of male procreative power.
2. (l.c.) phallus.
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Here, tragic and comedic masks, statues of performers, mixing vessels and a large sculpture of the god Priapos offered insights into both the domestic and social spheres of Sikeliote life.
Sin embargo, luego de una encendida velada nocturna en Priapos y de un encuentro en la cafeteria Insurgentes Sur, terminan en el estudio de un amigo de Rosado: "Y yo me deje arrastrar hasta el bano y me desnude y abri la ducha y el chorro de agua fria casi me dejo inconsciente, la carne se me contrajo hasta sentir cada uno de mis huesos, cerre los ojos, tal vez grite, y entonces el entro en la ducha y me abrazo" (Bolano 172).
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