Definition of phalloid in English:

phalloid

adjective

  • Resembling an erect penis; (Mycology) denoting fungi of the order Phallales.

noun

  • Mycology. A fungus of the order Phallales.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From phallus + -oid, originally after post-classical Latin phalloides phallus-like, used specifically of fungi from ancient Greek ϕαλλός penis + post-classical Latin -oides.

Pronunciation

phalloid

/ˈfalɔɪd/