noun, plural pe·nis·es, pe·nes [pee-neez] /ˈpi niz/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of penis
OTHER WORDS FROM penispe·nile [peen-l, pee-nahyl] /ˈpin l, ˈpi naɪl/, pe·ni·al [pee-nee-uh l] /ˈpi ni əl/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH penispenal penile
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Penes clericos et monachos fuit electio, sed electum a rege postulabant.Commentaries on the Laws of England|William Blackstone
Penes: open, slit-like structures of the seminal vesicles to the outer surface in Euplectoptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Antab is doubtless Antiochia penes Taurum, in the skirts of which it stands; and is not far distant from the highest ridge.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
His nurse, while out walking with him one day, told him that when little boys grow' up their penes fall off.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Plus impetus, majorem constantiam, penes miseros—We find greater violence and more perseverance among the wretched.