Definition of Priapus in English:


Syllabification: Pri·a·pus
Pronunciation: /prīˈāpəs
Greek Mythology
  • A god of fertility, whose cult spread to Greece (and, later, Italy) from Turkey after Alexander’s conquests. He was also a god of gardens and the patron of seafarers and shepherds.

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