Entry: priapistic (adj.)
Presumably from priapism (n.): 1. Med. Abnormal persistent erection
of the penis (without sexual arousal); an instance of this; (also) an
erect penis or 2. A phallus, a phallic image or symbol.
of which comes from Priapus (n.): 1. A Graeco-Roman god of procreation
and fertility, usually represented as a small, deformed figure with an
enormous phallus, and later taken as a tutelary god of gardens,
a measure of either my maturity or lack of coffee, at this moment, that
I’m going to pass right over making jokes and intentional or otherwise
a head’s up: Wallace is about to go on one of his medical-jargon
frenzies and I’ve dutifully copied down most of the entries. I’m about
as excited for more medical terminology as you are, rest assured.
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary