Priapus

noun

Pri·​a·​pus prī-ˈā-pəs How to pronounce Priapus (audio)
: a Greek and Roman god of gardens and male generative power

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Priapos

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Priapus was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Priapus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Priapus. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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