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homo

noun, often capitalized ho·mo \ ˈhō-(ˌ)mō \

Definition of homo

plural homos
: any of a genus (Homo) of hominids that includes modern humans (H. sapiens) and several extinct related species (such as H. erectus and H. habilis)

Origin and Etymology of homo

New Latin Homin-, Homo, from Latin, human being — more at homage

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homo

noun

Definition of homo

plural homos
slang, disparaging + offensive

homo

adjective, disparaging + offensive

Origin and Etymology of homo

by shortening


homo-

combining form

Definition of homo-

— see hom-

HOMO Defined for Kids

homo-

Definition of homo- for Students

see hom-

Medical Dictionary

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homo

noun ho·mo \ ˈhō-(ˌ)mō \

medical Definition of homo

1 capitalized : a genus of primate mammals of the family Hominidae that includes modern humans (H. sapiens) and several extinct related species (as H. erectus)
2 plural homos : any primate mammal of the genus Homo

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homo

noun

medical Definition of homo

plural homos
often disparaging

homo

adjective

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