Meaning of penis in English:

penis

Pronunciation /ˈpiːnɪs/

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nounplural noun penises, plural noun penes/ˈpiːniːz/

  • 1The male genital organ of higher vertebrates, carrying the duct for the transfer of sperm during copulation. In humans and most other mammals it consists largely of erectile tissue and is used also for urination.

    phallus, member, male member, organ, male organ, sex, erection
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    1. 1.1Zoology A type of male copulatory organ present in some invertebrates, such as gastropod molluscs.

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin, ‘tail, penis’.