Classical Mythology. a god of male procreative power, the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite.
(lowercase) a phallus.
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How to use Priapus in a sentence
There was the rose, and beneath it, springing from the same mould, was this diabolical offering to Priapus.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
I must also mention another Priapus, of fine marble, which was discovered at a depth of 13 meters (42 feet).Troy and its Remains | Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
This is entitled Sacrifizio di Priapo, and represents a female offering to Priapus.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman
Is the Priapus of the priests less obscene than the Priapus of the players?The City of God, Volume I | Aurelius Augustine
And Priapus was with them, having a crown of ivy-leaves made of gold.
British Dictionary definitions for Priapus
(in classical antiquity) the god of the male procreative power and of gardens and vineyards
(often not capital) a representation of the penis
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