priapean

noun, often capitalized
pri·​a·​pe·​an | \¦prīə¦pēən\
variants: or Priapean
plural -s

Definition of priapean 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a verse in classical poetry composed of a glyconic followed by a pherecratic

Priapean

adjective
Pri·​a·​pe·​an | \¦prīə¦pēən\

Definition of Priapean (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : priapic

2 or priapean : of or relating to a priapean

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History and Etymology for priapean

Noun

Late Latin priapeius (from Latin, of Priapus) + English -an; from the meter having been used in Roman poems to Priapus

Adjective

Latin priapeius of or relating to Priapus (from Greek priapeios of Priapus, from Priapos Priapus, Greco-Roman god of procreation and fertility) + English -an

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