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: of or relating to the phallus carried in procession in ancient festivals of Bacchus
: having an erect penis
—usually used of figures in an art representation
: obscene, lewd
1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Late Latin ithyphallicus, from Greek ithyphallikos, from ithyphallos erect phallus, from ithys straight + phallos phallus
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