Definition of Lingam

1. Noun. The Hindu phallic symbol of Siva.

Generic synonyms: Symbol



Definition of Lingam

1. Noun. The penis or phallus, especially when worshipped as a symbol of or in connection with Shiva. ¹

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Definition of Lingam

1. a Hindu phallic symbol [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingam

linestrength
linestrengths
lineswoman
lineswomen
lineup
lineups
linewidth
linewidths
linework
liney
linezolid
ling
ling-bird
ling ko
linga
lingam (current term)
lingams
lingas
lingberries
lingberry
lingchi
lingcod
lingcods
lingel
lingels
lingenberries
lingenberry
lingence
lingences
linger

Literary usage of Lingam

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"Lingayat wearing lingam casket. 7019. Lingayat with lingam on cloth on head. ... Lingayat wearing lingam on arm in cloth. 7039. Lingayat wearing lingam in ..."

2. Human sexuality: A Medico-literary Treatise on the Laws, Anomalies, and by Joseph Richardson Parke (1906)
"... of lingam in India, of Priapus lingam Worship at Rome, and of Phallus in Syria, Egypt and Greece, was founded on similar principles, and celebrated with ..."

3. A History of Architecture in All Countries from the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1876)
"religions as to confirm the idea hinted at above, that the lingam i72. Devi 1;l'.i'..m' Temple, ... lingam."

4. Researches Into the Nature and Affinity of Ancient and Hindu Mythology by Vans Kennedy (1831)
"“ That instant the lingam of Shiva fell to the ground ; and the god immediately ... ‘ Let us go and behold this lingam.' The two gods then repaired to ..."

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