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phallicism

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noun phal·li·cism \ˈfa-lə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of phallicism

  1. :  the worship of the generative principle as symbolized by the phallus



1883

First Known Use of phallicism

1883


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phallicism

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noun phal·li·cism \ˈfal-ə-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of phallicism

  1. :  the worship of the generative principle as symbolized by the phallus




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