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ith•y•phal•lic



Pronunciation: (ith"u-fal'ik), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the phallus carried in ancient festivals of Bacchus.
2. grossly indecent; obscene.
3. Class. Pros.noting or pertaining to any of several meters employed in hymns sung in Bacchic processions.

n.
1. a poem in ithyphallic meter.
2. an indecent poem.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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