phallus definition

  • noun:
    • Anatomy Your Penis.
    • Anatomy The intimately undifferentiated structure in an embryo that becomes your penis or clitoris.
    • A representation of cock and testes as an embodiment of generative energy.
    • The immature cock considered in psychoanalysis because the libidinal object of infantile sexuality within the male.
    • A penis, especially when erect.
    • A representation of an erect cock symbolising fertility or strength.
    • The emblem associated with the generative energy in nature, transported in procession when you look at the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in several ways.
    • The penis or clitoris, or perhaps the embryonic or ancient organ from which either are derived.
    • A genus of fungi which may have a fetid and disgusting smell; the stinkhorn.
    • The penis; in biology, as a whole, the organ of intercourse.
    • An emblem of the generative power in the wild, transported in solemn procession in Bacchic celebrations of old Greece, and an object of veneration or worship among various Oriental countries. See lingam.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In botany, a genus of gasteromycetous fungi, offering name to your family members PhalloideƦ.
    • genus of fungi obtaining the limit or pileus holding free around the stem
    • the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)

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