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HOMO is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.

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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.

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 Ergaster
  8. Homo-Simiadae
  9. Homo Georgicus
  10. Homo Okotensis
  11. Homo Politicus
  12. homo soloensis
  13. Homo Antecessor
  14. Homo Kenyaensis
  15. Homo Cepranensis
  16. Homo Njarasensis

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 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 Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Edmund Wright

early humans Members of the family Hominidae, including our own species Homo sapiens, our presumed forebears ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

homo. mensura. hominum causa jus constitutum est. [L. hominum of humans, people (5); causa for the sake (4); jus right, law (1); constitutum established (3); est is, has been (2): Law has been established for the sake of humans.] Laws exist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology (2001)

by James S. Trefil

Homo Sapiens Assembling a credible picture of the development of the human species has been a difficult undertaking. Above, from left and going back in time: skull of a large, robust, fully bipedal hominid with heavy bone structure, indicating ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992)

by David L. Jeffrey

Ecce homo, "Behold the man") are the words used by Pilate in presenting Jesus to the Jews, bound, scourged, crowned with thorns, and...

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Small photo of Paella al homo with black pudding and spare ribs seasoned with red bell peppers on a bed of yellow saffron rice served in a metal dish with copy space.Small photo of Hetero or homo signpostSmall photo of Hetero or homo signpostSmall photo of Ethiopia man, homo valleySmall photo of Memento homo, quia pulvis es et in pulverem reverteris. A Latin phrase that means Remember, man, that you are dust. And unto dust you shall return.Small photo of PRVIC LUKA, CROATIA - June 5, 2016 The statue of first paratrooper at the entrance to the museum of Croatian Renaissance inventor Faust Vrancic, today known as Homo Volans the flying man.Small photo of Homo hominis lupus. A Latin phrase meaning Man is a predator to another man. More...

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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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