What is another word for mutinus?

3 synonyms found


[ mjˈuːtɪnəs], [ mjˈuːtɪnəs], [ m_j_ˈuː_t_ɪ_n_ə_s]

Mutinus is a Latin term that primarily refers to a phallic-shaped statue or column. The word is synonymous with several other terms such as phallic symbol, lingam, priapus, and phallus. These synonyms are often used in ancient cultures, particularly in Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art. The use of mutinus and its synonyms has often been associated with ritualistic and symbolic significance, such as fertility, virility, and regeneration. However, today, the term is used more in a figurative sense as a means to describe anything that is suggestive of phallic symbolism, including literary motifs, architectural features, or even everyday objects.

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How to use "Mutinus" in context?

Mutinus is a genus of mites in the family Mutilidae.

Mutinus species are small, reddish, mites that are less than 2 mm in longest dimension. They are typically found on the skin of mammals and birds, but have also been found on plants.

The genus was first described in 1876 by American physician and arachnologist Clinton Hart Merriam. Mutinus species areidespread in the Americas, Africa, and Eurasia.

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