noun, plural pe·nis·es, pe·nes [pee-neez] /ˈpi niz/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- peninsula war,
- peninsular state,
- peninsular war,
- penis envy,
Origin of penis
Examples from the Web for penis
The Huffington Post wrote, “PSA: That Bulge Is Not Actually Idris Elba's Penis.”Idris Elba’s Battle of the Bulge: Moose Knuckles and Sexist Double Standards|Keli Goff|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Penis pictures are far more prevalent at men-seeking-men websites than at men-seeking-women sites.
Penis, with a straight, sharp, short point on the dorsal basis.
Penis short, hairy, finely-ringed, with no projecting point at its dorsal basis.
Penis rudimentarius causa impotentiae est, sed casus amplificationis post matrimonium habentur.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Penis purple, with excessively short and fine spines in tufts, chiefly near the extremity.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Penis: the flexible, membranous, intromittent organ of the male.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
noun plural -nises or -nes (-niːz)
Word Origin for penis
1670s, perhaps from French pénis or directly from Latin penis "penis," earlier "tail," from PIE *pes-/*pesos- "penis" (cf. Sanskrit pasas-, Greek peos, posthe "penis," probably also Old English fæsl "progeny, offspring," Old Norse fösull, German Fasel "young of animals, brood"). The proper plural is penes. The adjective is penial. In psychological writing, penis envy is attested from 1924.