Linga



[ling-guh m]

noun
1.
Sanskrit Grammar. the masculine gender.
2.
(in popular Hinduism) a phallus, symbol of Siva.
/ˈlɪŋɡəm/
noun
1.
(in Sanskrit grammar) the masculine gender
2.

n.

“phallic emblem under which Siva is worshipped,” 1719, from Sanskrit linga (nominative lingam) “mark, token, sign, emblem,” of unknown origin.

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