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priapic

[prahy-ap-ik] /praɪˈæp ɪk/
adjective
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) of or pertaining to Priapus; phallic.
2.
characterized by or emphasizing a phallus:
priapic figurines.
3.
(of an image) suggestive of or resembling a phallus by its shape.
4.
exaggeratedly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; Priap(us) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for priapic

priapic

/praɪˈæpɪk; -ˈeɪ-/
adjective
1.
(sometimes capital) of or relating to Priapus
2.
a less common word for phallic
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Word Origin and History for priapic
adj.

"phallic," 1786, with -ic + Priapus (Greek Priapos), son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, the god who personified male reproductive power. His name is of unknown origin.

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priapic in Medicine

priapic pri·a·pic (prī-ā'pĭk, -āp'ĭk) or pri·a·pe·an (prī'ə-pē'ən)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus; phallic.

  2. Relating to or excessively concerned with masculinity.

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