phallocrypt


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phal·lo·crypt

 (făl′ō-krĭpt′)
n.
An article of clothing, such as a hollowed gourd or woven tube, that fits over and completely covers the penis. Also called penis sheath.

[phall(us) + Greek kruptein, to hide.]
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The men, on the other hand, had no major form of body covering other than the phallocrypt, which functioned simultaneously as a protective device and a form of ornament or insignia.
Other forms of decorative art can be found on gourd phallocrypts, gourd lime containers and bamboo smoking tubes.