phallus

noun phal·lus \ ˈfa-ləs \

Definition of phallus

plural phalli play \ˈfa-ˌlī, -ˌlē\ or phalluses
1 : a symbol or representation of the penis
2 : penis

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Origin and Etymology of phallus

Latin, from Greek phallos penis, representation of the penis; probably akin to Latin flare to blow — more at blow


PHALLUS Defined for English Language Learners

phallus

Definition of phallus for English Language Learners

  • : an image or representation of a penis


Medical Dictionary

phallus

noun phal·lus \ ˈfal-əs \

medical Definition of phallus

plural phalli play \ˈfal-ˌī, -ˌē\ or phalluses
1 : penis
2 : the first embryonic rudiment of the vertebrate penis or clitoris


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