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pe·nis

 (pē′nĭs)
n. pl. pe·nis·es or pe·nes (-nēz)
1. The male organ of copulation in higher vertebrates. In mammals, it also serves as the male organ of urinary excretion.
2. Any of various copulatory organs in males of lower animals.

[Latin pēnis; see pes- in Indo-European roots.]

penis

(ˈpiːnɪs)
n, pl -nises or -nes (-niːz)
(Anatomy) the male organ of copulation in higher vertebrates, also used for urine excretion in many mammals
[C17: from Latin]

pe•nis

(ˈpi nɪs)

n., pl. -nis•es, -nes (-nēz).
the male organ of copulation and, in mammals, of urinary excretion.
[1685–95; < Latin pēnis tail, penis]
pe•nile (ˈpin l, ˈpi naɪl) adj.

pe·nis

(pē′nĭs)
1. The male reproductive organ of mammals and some reptiles and birds. In mammals, the penis contains the urethra, which carries urine from the bladder and releases sperm during reproduction.
2. A similar organ found in the males of some invertebrate animals.

penis

The male organ of urination and copulation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penis - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)penis - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
glans penis - the conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis
vena bulbi penis - vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
erectile organ - an organ containing erectile tissue
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
micropenis, microphallus - an abnormally small penis
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

penis

noun phallus, dick (taboo slang), prick (derogatory slang), member, tool (taboo slang), organ, cock (taboo slang), wang (U.S. slang), knob (Brit. taboo slang), chopper (Brit. slang), plonker (slang), dong (slang), winkle (Brit. slang), joystick (slang), pecker (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), John Thomas (taboo slang), weenie (U.S. slang), whang (U.S. slang), tadger (Brit. slang), schlong (U.S. slang), willie or willy (Brit. informal) She made derogatory remarks about the size of his penis.
Related words
adjective penile
like mentulomania
Translations
penis
العُضو الذَّكَري عند الرجُل او الحيوانذكرزبقضيب
пенисхуй
penis
pyjpenis
penispiklem
peniso
kürbpeenissuguti
کیر
penissiitin
शिश्न
kuracpenis
hímvesszőpénisz
burungpenistitit
getnaðarlimurgetnaîarlimurlimurtyppi
ペニス男根陰茎
고추음경자지
penis
varpabybis
dzimumloceklispenis, vīrieša dzimumloceklis
ലിംഗം
penis
penispulă
penis
penisпенис
penis
ควยลึงค์อวัยวะเพศชาย
хуй
لند
dương vật

penis

[ˈpiːnɪs] N (penises or penes (pl)) → pene m

penis

[ˈpiːnɪs] npénis m, verge f

penis

nPenis m

penis

[ˈpiːnɪs] npene m

penis

(ˈpiːnis) noun
the male sexual organ in humans and many animals.

pe·nis

n. pene, parte exterior del aparato reproductor masculino que contiene la uretra y a través de la cual pasan el semen y la orina.

penis

n pene m, miembro (fam)
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Some ducks have penises longer than their bodies, while chickens make do with a tiny bump.
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A Penises start out small, and stay fairly small until hormones at puberty cause growth starting around age 10 to 14.
Medical literature recognizes the phenomenon of 'micro penises,' just like sometimes I also see macro (penises), but everyone knows that size doesn't matter," the rabbi added jokingly.
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