Priapus

noun
Pri·​a·​pus | \ prī-ˈā-pəs How to pronounce Priapus (audio) \

Definition of Priapus

: a Greek and Roman god of gardens and male generative power

First Known Use of Priapus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Priapus

Latin, from Greek Priapos

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“Priapus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Priapus. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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