Phallus, genus Phallus(noun)
genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem
penis, phallus, member(noun)
the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
A penis, especially when erect.
A representation of an erect penis symbolising fertility or potency.
Origin: From phallus, from φαλλός
the emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various ways
the penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived
a genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn
Origin: [L., a phallus (in sense 1), Gr. fallo`s.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fal′us, n. the symbol of generation which figures in the rites and ceremonies of most primitive peoples: (biol.) the organ of sex.—adj. Phall′ic.—ns. Phall′icism, Phall′ism, the phallic worship.—adj. Phall′oid. [L.,—Gr. phallos.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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.
The numerical value of phallus in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of phallus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- fal·lusCatalan, Valencian
- фаллос, фаллус, фаллRussian
- படைப்பாற்றல் சின்னம் எனக் கொள்ளும் இலிங்க உருTamil
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