Ithyphallic definition

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Of or relating to the phallus carried in the ancient festival of Bacchus.
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Having the penis erect. Used of graphic and sculptural representations.
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Lascivious; salacious.
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Of the phallus carried in the rites of Bacchus.
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Lewd; obscene; lascivious.
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In the meter of the Bacchic hymns.
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Of or pertaining to the erect phallus that was carried in bacchic processions.
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(by extension) Lascivious or obscene.
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Origin of ithyphallic

  • Late Latin īthyphallicus from Greek īthuphallikos from īthuphallos erect phallus īthus straight phallos phallus bhel-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin ithyphallicus, from Ancient Greek ιθυφαλλικός (ithyfallikós)

    From Wiktionary