Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hom-

combining form

Definition of hom-

  1. 1 :  one and the same :  similar :  alike <homograph> <homosporous>

  2. 2 :  homosexual <homophobia>



Variants of hom-

or

homo-

Origin and Etymology of hom-

Latin, from Greek, from homos — more at same


Medical Dictionary

hom-

combining form

Medical Definition of hom-

  1. 1:  one and the same :  similar :  alike <homozygous>

  2. 2:  derived from the same species <homograft>

  3. 3:  homosexual <homophobia>



Variants of hom-

or

homo-


Learn More about hom-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of hom-


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hom-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take off or remove

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

philistine lazy frenetic melancholy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ