phallus

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noun phal·lus \ˈfa-ləs\

Definition of phallus

plural

phalli

play \ˈfa-ˌlī, -ˌlē\ or

phalluses

  1. 1 :  a symbol or representation of the penis

  2. 2 :  penis

Origin and Etymology 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


PHALLUS Defined for English Language Learners

phallus

play
noun phal·lus \ˈfa-ləs\

Definition of phallus for English Language Learners

  • : an image or representation of a penis


Medical Dictionary

phallus

play
noun phal·lus \ˈfal-əs\

Medical Definition of phallus

plural

phalli

\ˈfal-ˌī, -ˌē\play play or

phalluses

  1. 1:  penis

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


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