- From Latin baculum ("stick, staff, sceptre, cudgel") (Wiktionary)
“I just learned the word baculum today and wanted to use it in a sentence.”
“Examinations revealed that Bijou has what appears to be an undeveloped prostate gland, as well as deteriorated testis and a penile bone -- called a baculum it is present in male dogs' penises -- inside her large clitoris.”
“The statement that the baculum is a bone that "facilitates an erection without blood" is altogether incorrect.”
“Another good word to use here is "baculum" which is a bone found in the penis of most mammals...”
“Most mammals (humans excluded) have a bone in their penis (called the baculum), which means not only that they are more exposed to trauma but that they don’t have to rely on their vascular systems to have an erection.”
“Also, like other mammals in the order carnivora, the male bears have a special bony structure in their penis called a "baculum".”
“Macaca munzala appears to be unique among macaques in craniodental size and structure, baculum, and aspects of caudal structure, while exhibiting affinities with the other members of the sinica-group to which it belongs.”
“For instance: A lot of animals including many mammals have a baculum, or penis bone, but humans do not.”
“All of these can be subsumed under a thuggish logical fallacy, the argumentum ad baculum, "argument by the club.”
“This sort of reasoning hovers perilously close to the argumentum ad baculum.”
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Vocabulary from Peter Novobatzky's and Ammon Shea's highly entertaining book of words I wish I could use in conversation.
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