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HOMO is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun homo:

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Definition of the noun homo

What does homo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: homos

  1. someone who is sexually attracted to persons of the same sex
  2. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Alternative definition of the noun homo


  1. [colloquial, often, pejorative] Short form of homosexual.
  2. [uncountable, dated, US, Canada] Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content.

Definition of the adjective homo

What does homo mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [colloquial] [sometimes, pejorative] Of or pertaining to homosexuality.
  2. [not comparable] [Canada, US] Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content.


Who is Homo?

Homo a.k.a. Mykola Vorony was an Ukrainian writer, poet, theatre director, translator and actor.

There are other people with Homo in their name, like Frédérique Homo.

Phrases with Homo

Phrases starting with the word Homo:

  1. HOMO-
  2. Homo Milk
  3. Homo Sapien
  4. homo erectus
  5. homo habilis
  6. homo sapiens
  7. Homo-Simiadae
  8. Homo Georgicus
  9. Homo Okotensis
  10. Homo Politicus
  11. homo soloensis
  12. Homo Antecessor
  13. Homo Cepranensis
  14. Homo Oeconomicus
  15. Homo Floresiensis
  16. homo rhodesiensis

Phrases ending with the word Homo:

  1. No Homo
  2. ecce homo
  3. genus homo
  4. Species Homo

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Homo

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Google previewReaction Mechanisms of Inorganic and Organometallic Systems (2007)

by Robert B. Jordan Professor of Chemistry University of Alberta

HOMO, on one species to the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital, LUMO, on the other. For H2, the HOMO is the o-bonding orbital and the LUMO is the corresponding o-antibonding orbital. For an alkene, the HOMO is the n- bonding orbital ...

Google previewCharles Darwin and the Mystery of Mysteries (2010)

by Susan Pearson

Our own species is called Homo sapiens (meaning Wise man). Sapiens is the name of our species. Homo is the name of our genus. Other members of our genus are now ...

Google previewWiley Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

Homo LINNAEUS, 1758 183 Hominoidea The superfamily comprising the living taxa of modern humans, chimpanzees/bonobos, gorillas, orangutans, and gibbons, and all the fossil taxa that are more closely related to these taxa than to any ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

Homo extra est corpus sttum, cum iras- citur. [Lat.] A man, when angry, is beside himself. Homo factus ad unguem. [Lat.] A highly-polished man; one finished to the highest degree. Homo homini aut deus aut lupus. [Lat.] Man is to man either a ...

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Quotes about Homo

Only a Homo Ignorant terms himself Sapiens. (Hasier Agirre)
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Scrabble value of H4O1M3O1

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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