Lingam definition

lĭngə
The phallic symbol used in the worship of the Hindu god Siva.
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The penis or phallus, especially when worshipped as a symbol of or in connection with Shiva.
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A stylized phallus worshiped as a symbol of the god Shiva.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of lingam - linga

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lingam
Plural:
lingams

Origin of lingam

  • Sanskrit liṅgam mark, penis

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

  • Compare Hindi लिंङ्ग (liṅg), लिंग (liṅg).

    From Wiktionary