[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’)
deliverance of the Lord, the son of Laish of Gallim (1 Sam. 25:44)= Phaltiel (2 Sam. 3:15). Michal, David’s wife, was given to him.
- Pham Van Dong
[fahm vahn dawng] /ˈfɑm ˈvɑn ˈdɔŋ/ noun 1. 1906–2000, Vietnamese political leader: prime minister of North Vietnam 1955–76 and of unified Vietnam 1976–86.
[fan-uh-roh-kris-tl-in, -ahyn] /ˌfæn ə roʊˈkrɪs tl ɪn, -ˌaɪn/ adjective, Petrography. 1. (of a rock) having the principal constituents in the form of crystals visible to the naked eye. /ˌfænərəʊˈkrɪstəlɪn; -ˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. (of igneous and metamorphic rocks) having a crystalline structure in which the crystals are large enough to be seen with the naked eye […]
[fan-uh-rahyt] /ˈfæn əˌraɪt/ noun 1. any igneous rock whose grains are visible to the naked eye.