penis
noun (plural penises; also penes) Etymology: Latin, penis, tail; akin to Old High German faselt penis, Greek peos Date: 1668 a male organ of copulation that in male mammals including humans usually functions as the channel by which urine leaves the body

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  • pénis — pénis …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • pénis — [ penis ] n. m. • 1618; lat. penis, d ab. « queue des quadrupèdes » ♦ Anat. Organe de la miction et de la copulation, chez l homme. ⇒ membre (viril), verge; fam. ou arg. biroute, bite, braquemart, pine, quéquette, 1. queue, robinet, 2. zizi, zob …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penis — des Menschen Als Penis ( Aussprache?/ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • penis — PÉNIS, penisuri, s.n. (anat.) Organ masculin de copulaţie şi micţiune. – Din fr. pénis, lat. penis. Trimis de cata, 27.03.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  PÉNIS s. (anat.) membru, (livr.) falus, (înv. şi pop …   Dicționar Român

  • Penis — Sm erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. pēnis Schwanz, männliches Glied .    Ebenso nndl. penis, ne. penis, nfrz. pénis, nschw. penis, nnorw. penis. Das lateinische Wort aus ig. * pes nis, entsprechend zu ai. pásas ,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • penis — 1670s, perhaps from Fr. pénis or directly from L. penis penis, earlier tail (Cf. Eng. tail in both senses, the sexual one slang), from PIE *pes /*pesos penis (Cf. Skt. pasas , Gk. peos, posthe penis, probably also O.E. fæsl progeny, offspring,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Penis — Penis, primäres Begattungsorgan verschiedener Wirbelloser (z.B. Plattwürmer, Egel, Schnecken, Insekten), vieler Reptilien und der Säuger. Der paarige Hemip. der Schlangen und Eidechsen besteht aus Kloakentaschen, die eine Spermienrinne bilden.… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • pênis — s. m. 2 núm. [Anatomia] Órgão sexual masculino. = FALO, PENE   ‣ Etimologia: latim penis, is, cauda   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: pénis …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pénis — s. m. 2 núm. [Anatomia] Órgão sexual masculino. = FALO, PENE   ‣ Etimologia: latim penis, is, cauda   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: pênis …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • penis — [pē′nis] n. pl. penises or penes [pē′nēz΄] [L, tail, penis < IE base * pes > Sans pásas , Gr peos, OE fæsl, penis] the male organ of sexual intercourse: in mammals it is also the organ through which urine is ejected penile [pē′nīl΄, pē′nil] …   English World dictionary

  • Penis — Pe nis (p[=e] n[i^]s), n. [L.] (Anat.) The erectile external sexual organ of males, used in copulation, and in mammals, also for urination. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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