Definitions for phallusˈfæl əs; ˈfæl aɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Phallus, genus Phallus(noun)

    genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem

  2. penis, phallus, member(noun)

    the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)

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  1. phallus(Noun)

    A penis, especially when erect.

  2. phallus(Noun)

    A representation of an erect penis symbolising fertility or potency.

  3. Origin: From phallus, from φαλλός

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Phallus(noun)

    the emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various ways

  2. Phallus(noun)

    the penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived

  3. Phallus(noun)

    a genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn

  4. Origin: [L., a phallus (in sense 1), Gr. fallo`s.]

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  1. Phallus

    A phallus is an erect penis, a penis-shaped object, or a mimetic image of an erect penis. Any object that symbolically resembles a penis may also be referred to as a phallus; however, such objects are more often referred to as being phallic. Such symbols often represent the fertility and cultural implications that are associated with the male sexual organ, as well as the male orgasm.

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  1. Phallus

    a symbol of the generative power of nature, being a representation of the male organ of generation, and associated with rites and ceremonies of nature-worship in the early stages of civilised life, and the worship of which was supposed to have a magic influence in inducing fertility among the flocks and herds, as well as in the soil of the earth.

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