ithyphallic

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adjective ithy·phal·lic \ˌi-thi-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of ithyphallic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the phallus carried in procession in ancient festivals of Bacchus

  2. 2a :  having an erect penis —usually used of figures in an art representationb :  obscene, lewd

Origin and Etymology of ithyphallic

Late Latin ithyphallicus, from Greek ithyphallikos, from ithyphallos erect phallus, from ithys straight + phallos phallus


First Known Use: 1818

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