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phallus Explained

phallus at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) phalli

phallus at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1613, from L. phallus, from Gk. 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- "to inflate, swell." Related to phalle "whale." Phallic (1789) is from Gk. phallikos, from phallos. ///

phallus at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: Greek phallos]//
1 a model of the male sex organ, used to represent sexual power:
2 the male sex organ: penis//

phallus at German => English Of Explained:


phallus at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "phallus":
bag, ballocks, balls, basket, beard, breasts, cervix, clitoris,
cod, cods, cullions, family jewels, female organs, genitalia,
genitals, gonads, labia, labia majora, labia minora, lingam, lips,
male organs, meat, nuts, nymphae, ovary, penis, private parts,
privates, privy parts, pubic hair, pudenda, reproductive organs,
rocks, scrotum, secondary sex characteristic, sex organs, spermary,
testes, testicles, uterus, vagina, vulva, womb, yoni

Phallus at German => English Of Explained:

Phallus [falus]nsm

phallus at Latin => English Of Explained:

dly asis

phallus at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 (technical) the male sexual organ, especially when it is ERECT
2 a model or an image of the male sexual organ that represents power and FERTILITY

Phallus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Phallus \Phal"lus\, n.; pl. {Phalli}. [L., a phallus (in sense
1), Gr. ?.]
1. The emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in
procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various

2. (Anat.) The penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or
primitive organ from which either may be derived.

3. (Bot.) A genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting
odor; the stinkhorn.

Phallus at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around
the stem [syn: {genus Phallus}]
2: the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism) [syn:
{penis}, {member}]

phallus at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Phallus



From Inter: etyl » LL. Inter: term » phallus||lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » φαλλός||lang=grc|tr=phallos


* Inter: IPA » /ˈfæləs/
  • Inter: rhymes » æləs


    Inter: en-noun » pl=phalli|pl2=phalluses

  • A penis, especially when erect.
    1. A representation of an erect penis symbolising fertility or potency.


      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:penis -

      Derived terms

      * phallectomy

  • phallic
  • phallically
  • phallicism
  • phallocentric, phallocentrism
  • phalloplasty
  • phallotomy
  • phallused

    Related terms

    * ithyphallic


    Inter: trans-top » the penis or its representation
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|فالوس|m|tr=fālūs, falus|sc=Arab
  • Asturian: Inter: t+ » ast|falu|m
  • Inter: trreq » Balinese
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|fal·lus|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|菲勒斯|tr=fēilèsī|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|fallos
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|phallus|m
  • Galician: Inter: t- » gl|falo|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Phallus|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|φαλλός|m|tr=fallós
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|פאלוס|m|tr=falus|sc=Hebr
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|लिंग|m|tr=liṅg
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|fallosz
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|reður|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Inter: trreq » Indonesian
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|fallo|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|ファルス|tr=farusu|sc=Jpan
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|phallus|m
    • Marathi: Inter: t- » mr|शिशी|tr=śiśī|sc=Deva
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|fallos|m
    • Occitan: Inter: t- » oc|fallus|m
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|fallus|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|falo|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|falus|n
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|фаллос|m|tr=fállos|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|фаллус|m|tr=fállus|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|фалл|m|tr=fall|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|falo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|fallos|c
    • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|లింగము|tr=lingamu

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » penis
    Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -
    Translation: et » phallus
    Translation: el » phallus
    Translation: fr » phallus
    Translation: ko » phallus
    Translation: io » phallus
    Translation: pl » phallus
    Translation: ru » phallus
    Translation: fi » phallus
    Translation: ta » phallus
    Translation: te » phallus
    Translation: vi » phallus
    Translation: zh » phallus

    Phallus at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » phallus


    Inter: wikipedia » lang=de


    Inter: de-noun » m|Phallus|Phalli
  • phallus

    Derived terms

    * Phallussymbol

    Related terms

    * phallisch

  • Translation: de » Phallus
    Translation: fr » Phallus
    Translation: ko » Phallus
    Translation: ru » Phallus
    Translation: sv » Phallus
    Translation: zh » Phallus