ithyphallic


ithy·phal·lic

adjective \ˌi-thi-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of ITHYPHALLIC

1
:  of or relating to the phallus carried in procession in ancient festivals of Bacchus
2
a :  having an erect penis —usually used of figures in an art representation
b :  obscene, lewd

Origin of ITHYPHALLIC

Late Latin ithyphallicus, from Greek ithyphallikos, from ithyphallos erect phallus, from ithys straight + phallos phallus
First Known Use: 1795

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