(Phal"lus) n.; pl. Phalli [L., a phallus Gr. .]
1. The emblem of the generative power in nature, carried in procession in the Bacchic orgies, or worshiped
in various ways.
2. (Anat.) The penis or clitoris, or the embryonic or primitive organ from which either may be derived.
3. (Bot.) A genus of fungi which have a fetid and disgusting odor; the stinkhorn.
(Phane) n. See Fane. [Obs.] Joye.
Phanerite series (Geol.), the uppermost part of the earth's crust, consisting of deposits produced by
causes in obvious operation.
(Phan"er*ite) a. [Gr. visible, from to bring to light.] Evident; visible.
(||Phan`er*o*car"pæ) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. evident + fruit ] (Zoöl.) Same as Acraspeda.
(Phan`er*o*co*don"ic) a. [Gr. evident + a bell.] (Zoöl.) Having an umbrella- shaped or
bell-shaped body, with a wide, open cavity beneath; said of certain jellyfishes.
(Phan`er*o*crys"tal*line) a. [Gr. visible + E. crystalline.] (Geol.) Distinctly crystalline;
used of rocks. Opposed to cryptocrystalline.
(||Phan`er*o*dac"ty*la) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. evident + finger.] (Zoöl.) Same as Saururæ.