Phallus meaning

făləs
A representation or image of the penis as the reproductive organ, worshiped as a symbol of generative power, as in the Dionysiac festivals of ancient Greece.
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A representation of an erect penis symbolising fertility or potency.
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The penis.
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The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
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A representation of the erect penis as an embodiment of generative power.
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A penis, especially when erect.
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Origin of phallus

  • Late Latin from Greek phallos bhel-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Late Latin phallus, from Ancient Greek φαλλός (phallos)

    From Wiktionary