phallus


phal·lus

noun \ˈfa-ləs\

: an image or representation of a penis

plural phal·li \ˈfa-ˌlī, -ˌlē\ or phal·lus·es

Full Definition of PHALLUS

1
:  a symbol or representation of the penis
2
:  penis

Origin of PHALLUS

Latin, from Greek phallos penis, representation of the penis; probably akin to Latin flare to blow — more at blow
First Known Use: circa 1613

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phal·lus

noun \ˈfal-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural phal·li \ˈfal-ˌī, -ˌē\ or phal·lus·es

Medical Definition of PHALLUS

1
2
: the first embryonic rudiment of the vertebrate penis or clitoris

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