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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 Lar
  3. Homo Milk
  4. Homo Sapien
  5. homo erectus
  6. homo habilis
  7. homo sapiens
  8. Homo Ergaster
  9. Homo-Simiadae
  10. Homo Georgicus
  11. Homo Okotensis
  12. Homo Politicus
  13. homo soloensis
  14. Homo Antecessor
  15. Homo Kenyaensis
  16. Homo Cepranensis

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 previewHip-Hop-Perations (2000)

Surgical Essays and Poems for the Ghetto Mind by Khalil Amani

Homo is a part of our make—up. Ninety-nine percent of boys and men experience homoeroticism which is the sexual attraction for one's own sex, as in homosexuality or through masturbation. Statistically, between 18%—42% of men have had ...

Google previewPunch (1858)

by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman

Homo is a substantive of common gender, and in the present instance is evidently to be referred to the second sex.

Google previewCurrent Directions in Radiopharmaceutical Research and Development (2012)

by Steven J. Mather

The HOMO is the highest energy orbital occupied by an electron, and its shape and location reveal the site of the most reactive electron in a molecule. The LUMO is the lowest energy orbital which is not occupied by an electron, and it is this ...

Google previewHuman Heredity , Principles and Issues - Updated (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Homo is the genus of great apes that includes modern humans ...

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 previewThe Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (1922)

With an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

HOMO ( Lat.) ...

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Small photo of Marriage for all people homo and heteroSmall photo of AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND - OCTOBER 21, 2017: The Homo Monument (1987) is a memorial in the center of Amsterdam, commemorating all gay men and lesbians who were persecuted because of their homosexuality.Small photo of Close up of the statue of Guseppe Garibaldi, located in the homoSmall photo of Close up of the statue of Guseppe Garibaldi, located in the homoSmall photo of 24 MARCH 2017, VIENNA, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, AUSTRIA: Primitive homo hunters and fishermen at the exhibition in the museumSmall photo of Marriage for all people homo and heteroSmall photo of Marriage for all people homo and hetero 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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