Ithyphallic Definition

Of the phallus carried in the rites of Bacchus.
Webster's New World
Having the penis erect. Used of graphic and sculptural representations.
American Heritage
Lewd; obscene; lascivious.
Webster's New World
In the meter of the Bacchic hymns.
Webster's New World

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

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