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phal·lus

 (făl′əs)
n. pl. phal·li (făl′ī′) or phal·lus·es
1. Anatomy
a. The penis.
b. The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
2. A representation of the erect penis as an embodiment of generative power.

[Late Latin, from Greek phallos; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

phallus

(ˈfæləs)
n, pl -luses or -li (-laɪ)
1. (Anatomy) another word for penis
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek phallos]

phal•lus

(ˈfæl əs)

n., pl. phal•li (ˈfæl aɪ)
phal•lus•es.
1. a representation of the penis, employed in the art and religious practices of various cultures, usu. as a symbol of male generative powers.
2. penis.
3. the undifferentiated embryonic organ out of which either the penis or the clitoris develops.
[1605–15; < Latin < Greek phallós penis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phallus - genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stemPhallus - genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Phallaceae, Phallaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Phallales and comprising the true stinkhorns
common stinkhorn, Phallus impudicus - a common fungus formerly used in preparing a salve for rheumatism
Phallus ravenelii - this stinkhorn has a cap with a granulose surface at the apex and smells like decaying flesh
2.phallus - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)phallus - 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

phallus

noun
Related words
adjective priapic
Translations
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falus

phallus

[ˈfæləs] N (phalluses or phalli (pl)) [ˈfælaɪ]falo m

phallus

[ˈfæləs] nphallus m

phallus

n pl <-es or phalli> → Phallus m

phallus

n falo
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Most people know the English Phallus, which in autumn taints the air with its odious smell: this, however, as the entomologist is aware, is, to some of our beetles a delightful fragrance.
Every year in March, residents and visitors of the Aichi Prefecture in Japan flock to Komaki, north of Nagoya, to see a giant phallus carried through the streets.
Others ridiculed the suggestion, saying "Maharlika" literally means "big phallus.
His painting, entitled 'OOOOHH,' depicted the phallus in yellow acrylic paint.
TashiGyeltshen's film, There Phallus, bagged theInternational Federationof Film Critics (FIPRESCI)award at the BusanInternational Film Festivalyesterday.FIPRESCI is anassociation of nationalorganizations foundedin June 1930 in Brussels,Belgium and comprisesprofessional film criticsand film journalistsfrom around theworld endeavoring for the promotionand development offilm culture and forthe safeguarding ofprofessional interests.With members inmore than 50 countriesworldwide, FIPRESCIgives out awards duringfilm festivals to rewardenterprising film making.
Recently accepted classification defines the following two major groups: true diphallia and bifid phallus. These two groups are further divided into partial or complete duplication.
Based on the presence of one or two corpora cavernosa in each phallus, diphallia is respectively defined as bifid phallus and true diphallia.
A glowing yellow double-sided phallus appears where the figures' midsections come together.
The search engine featured a picture of a beach as its splashed image, with one Twitter user noting that a quick zoom revealed a large phallus drawn into the sand.
Arranged alphabetically, entries in the first volume address customs of birth and early childhood, such as baby-naming ceremonies, baby showers, baptism and christening, birthdays, breastfeeding, dream catchers, eating the placenta, naming rites, lullabies, circumcision, phallus festivals, spitting on babies, and water birth, followed by coming-of-age customs of adolescents and those in early adulthood in the second volume, such as bachelor and spinster balls, breast ironing, cow jumping, ear-piercing ceremonies, hair removal, quincea[+ or -]eras, menstrual customs, weddings, ritual tattooing, scarification, and virginity testing.
MRI pelvis revealed well developed phallus and prostate as well as a well-developed uterus with broad ligaments and two gonads at its distal end which were suspected to be ovo-testes.
just how enmeshed the penis and testes are with the phallus as a symbol of power.