[fal-uh s] /ˈfæl əs/
noun, plural phalli
[fal-ahy] /ˈfæl aɪ/ (Show IPA), phalluses.
an image of the male reproductive organ, especially that carried in procession in ancient festivals of Dionysus, or Bacchus, symbolizing the generative power in nature.
Anatomy. the penis, the clitoris, or the sexually undifferentiated embryonic organ out of which either of these develops.
noun (pl) -luses, -li (-laɪ)
another word for penis
an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power
1610s, “an image of the penis,” from Latin phallus, from Greek phallos “penis,” also “carving or image of an erect penis (symbolizing the generative power in nature) used in the cult of Dionysus,” from PIE *bhel-no-, from root *bhel- (2) “to blow, inflate, swell” (cf. Old Norse boli “bull,” Old English bulluc “little bull,” and possibly Greek phalle “whale;” see bole). Used of the penis itself (often in symbolic context) from 1924, originally in jargon of psychoanalysis.
phallus phal·lus (fāl’əs)
n. pl. phal·lus·es or phal·li (fāl’ī’)
[fal-ik] /ˈfæl ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . 2. of or relating to . 3. (def 3a). /ˈfælɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a phallus: a phallic symbol 2. (psychoanal) 3. of or relating to phallicism adj. “pertaining to the phallus,” 1789, from Greek phallikos, from phallos (see phallus). […]
noun : They said users already were able to buy a synthetic form of heroin known as ”P-funk” (1980s+ Narcotics)
[fuhnd, pfoo nd] /fʌnd, pfʊnd/ noun, Spectroscopy. 1. a series of lines in the infrared spectrum of hydrogen.
noun, Psychoanalysis. 1. any object, as a cigar or skyscraper, that may broadly resemble or represent the penis, especially such an object that symbolizes power, as an automobile. phallic symbol [(fal-ik)] A symbol of the penis.