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hominy grits
homme d'affaires
homme d'esprit
homme de lettres
homme moyen sensuel
Homo erectus
Homo habilis
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Homo rhodesiensis
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Homo sapiens sapiens
Homo soloensis
homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto

homo definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex [syn: homosexual, homophile, homo, gay]
2: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage [syn: homo, man, human being, human]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun (plural homos) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: New Latin Homin-, Homo, from Latin, human being more at homage Date: 1591 any of a genus (Homo) of hominids that includes modern humans (H. sapiens) and several extinct related species (as H. erectus and H. habilis) II. noun (plural homos) Etymology: by shortening Date: 1922 often disparaging homosexual homo adjective, often disparaging

Britannica Concise

Genus of the family Hominidae of primates characterized by a relatively large cranium (braincase), limb structure adapted to an erect posture and a two-footed gait, well-developed and fully opposable thumb, hand capable of power and precision grips, and the ability to make precision tools. The genus includes modern humans (Homo sapiens), the extinct species H. habilis and H. erectus, and the extinct forms of H. sapiens called Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any primate of the genus Homo, including modern humans and various extinct species. Etymology: L, = man

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os) colloq. a homosexual. Etymology: abbr.

Moby Thesaurus

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