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Noun priapus has 1 sense
  1. Priapus - (classical mythology) god of male procreative power and guardian of gardens and vineyards
    --1 is a kind of
    Greco-Roman deity, Graeco-Roman deity

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Noun (mythology):

A minor rustic fertility god in ancient Greek and Roman mythology, usually depicted as having an oversized, permanent erection.

Sample sentence: The small shrine in the garden was dedicated to Priapus, the god believed to bring good fortune and ensure a plentiful harvest.

Noun (anatomy):

A congenital condition causing an abnormally large or elongated penis.

Sample sentence: The doctor diagnosed the newborn with priapus, a rare condition affecting one in every 5,000 births.


Relating to, characterized by, or resembling Priapus, the god of fertility.

Sample sentence: The ancient fertility rituals involved participants wearing priapic costumes to honor the deity.

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