Definition of Homo

1. Noun. Someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex.

Exact synonyms: Gay, Homophile, Homosexual
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Gay Man, Shirtlifter, Gay Woman, Lesbian, Tribade
Derivative terms: Gay, Homosexual

2. Noun. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Definition of Homo

1. Acronym. (chemistry) highest occupied molecular orbital ¹

2. Noun. (colloquial often pejorative) ''Short form of'' homosexual. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable dated US Canada) Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content. ¹

4. Adjective. (colloquial) (sometimes pejorative) Of or pertaining to homosexuality. ¹

5. Adjective. (not comparable) (Canada US) Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content. ¹

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Definition of Homo

1. a member of the genus that includes modern man [n HOMINES or HOMOS]

Medical Definition of Homo

1. 1. The genus of Primates that includes humans. Homo sapiens, modern human beings. Origin: L. Man 2. Combining form meaning the same, alike; opposite of hetero-. 3. A prefix used to indicate insertion of one more carbon atom in a chain (i.e., insertion of a methylene moiety). Origin: G. Homos, the same (21 Jun 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homo

Homer Simpson
Homer Simpsonian
Homer Simpsons
Homer Thompson
Homer nods
Homeric laughter
Homines neanderthalenses
Homines sapientes
Homo economicus
Homo erectus
Homo habilis
Homo heidelbergensis
Homo rhodesiensis
Homo sapien
Homo sapiens
Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
Homo sapiens sapiens
Homo soloensis
Homogyne alpina

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