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phallus

1. another word for penis
2. an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power

Phallus

 

a genus of fungi of the order Gasteromycetes. In the USSR the most widespread are P. impudicus, found in forests and brushwood on fertile soil, and P. hadriani, found in sand. The young fruiting bodies of Phallus are ovoid; later their membrane ruptures and the fruit bearer appears, consisting of a long peduncle and a conical, alveolate cap covered with greenish slime that has the unpleasant odor of carrion.

phallus

[′fal·əs]
(anatomy)
(embryology)
An undifferentiated embryonic structure derived from the genital tubercle that differentiates into the penis in males and the clitoris in females.
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But Graham Cook, owner of the Rock Shop and Southport Rock Shop on Neville Street said both novelty phalluses and breasts had been among his most successful sellers for the past 20 years and were widely available in both Blackpool and Morecambe.
And now, the experts who were supervising the restoration have been slapped with charges that they have sanitised the mural by scrubbing out or altering some of the testicles that dangle from the tree's branches along with around 25 phalluses.
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All around Newcastle there are some wonderful surviving Roman sites and many of them have phalluses carved on them because they were good luck totems.
eroticism was a domestic joy, and privates villas like the House of the Vettii offer up an unembarrassed Fume, Flaunting more phalluses then the average leather bar.
The storyline revolves around the efforts of the proprietor of a rundown hotel to bring in extra business, resulting in a kaleidoscope of phalluses, double entendres and downright filth.
Doctors dressed in light green scrubs chase after nurses in white miniskirts; blue-suited businessmen wear elk heads while carrying briefcases full of Ping-Pong balls; female dancers wear bodysuits depicting a skinned human body, and dance in sleek white shirts with pink phalluses attached to their black slips.
Mycio identified a third group bearing male phalluses but wearing female headdresses.
The attic, taken from the same collection, held a collection of tribal skulls, shrunken heads, and African phalluses.
And you could be forgiven for thinking that it was only overgrown school kids tittering in the background who would attend a comedy show liberally peppered with swear words, sexual innuendo and phalluses.