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Phal"lus (?), n.; pl. Phalli (). [L., a phallus (in sense 1), Gr. .]


The emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped in various ways.

2. Anat.

The penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived.

3. Bot.

A genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn.


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