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noun ho·mer \ˈhō-mər\

Definition of homer

  1. :  an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to about 1012 or later 1112 bushels or 100 U.S. gallons (378 liters)

Origin and Etymology of homer

Hebrew ḥōmer


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noun hom·er \ˈhō-mər\

Definition of homer

Origin and Etymology of homer

1home

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verb hom·er \ˈhō-mər\

Definition of homer

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to hit a home run

First Known Use of homer

1912

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Homer

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biographical name Ho·mer \ˈhō-mər\

Definition of Homer

  1. 9th–8th? century b.c. Greek epic poet


Homer

biographical name ho·mer

Definition of Homer

  1. Winslow 1836–1910 American artist


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homer

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noun hom·er \ˈhō-mər\

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