noun, plural phal·li [fal-ahy] /ˈfæl aɪ/, phal·lus·es.
Origin of phallus
Examples from the Web for phallus
But nobody can look at that diagram and think about anything other than an impressively sized phallus.11 News Anchor Flubs: Tom Brokaw on Ambien, Weather Penis, and More|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Recently, a Photoshopped picture of conservative pundit S.E. Cupp with a phallus in her mouth was printed in Hustler magazine.
They share the same last name, wavy hair, sly grin—and fascination with the phallus.21 Jump Street: Meet Dave Franco, James Franco’s Hot Brother|Ramin Setoodeh|March 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Phallus impudicus, the stink-horn, is occasionally found growing in woods in Britain.
The phallus which once had been attended with all ceremony had become a mere charm.
Here the phallus was carried in procession as the emblem of Hermes.
But the Phallus or Lingam was a representation of the male principle only.The Symbolism of Freemasonry|Albert G. Mackey
The cult of the phallus seems not to exist among the lowest peoples.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
British Dictionary definitions for phallus
noun plural -luses or -li (-laɪ)
Word Origin for phallus
Word Origin and History for phallus
1610s, "an image of the penis," from Latin phallus, from Greek 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-no-, from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (cf. Old Norse boli "bull," Old English bulluc "little bull," and possibly Greek phalle "whale;" see bole). Used of the penis itself (often in symbolic context) from 1924, originally in jargon of psychoanalysis.