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Phallus  n.  (pl. phalli)  
The emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various ways.
(Anat.) The penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived.
(Bot.) A genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn.

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"Phallus" Quotes from Famous Books

... for the most part the same subtle struggle for supremacy, the remnants of which we note today among the different religious creeds and sects, waged, and waxed stronger, with time and opposition. Which was the more worthy of deification—the yoni, or the phallus? ...
— Sex=The Unknown Quantity - The Spiritual Function of Sex • Ali Nomad

... as Lingaites, those who adored the male creative power, Man, Phallus, and Creator in religious symbolism signified one and the same thing in the minds of the people. Each represented a Tree of Life, the beginning and end ...
— The God-Idea of the Ancients - or Sex in Religion • Eliza Burt Gamble

... to express his feelings. The general effect frequently recalled to my mind the gayest scenery of the Opera-house or the great theatres. I never returned from these excursions empty-handed. This day I found a specimen of a curious fungus, called Hymenophallus. Most people know the English Phallus, which in autumn taints the air with its odious smell: this, however, as the entomologist is aware, is to some of our beetles a delightful fragrance. So was it here; for a Strongylus, attracted by the odour, alighted ...
— A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World - The Voyage Of The Beagle • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Phallus" :   common stinkhorn, male genitals, peter, pecker, shaft, male genital organ, male genitalia, male reproductive system, prepuce, erectile organ, Phallus ravenelii, vena bulbi penis, urethra, family jewels, putz, foreskin, member, penis, glans penis, prick, fungus genus, Phallus impudicus, Phallaceae, dick, phallic, micropenis, tool, family Phallaceae, microphallus

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