- Homo is defined as being a human which is part of the genus Homo of hominids, or is offensive slang for a homosexual.
- An example of a homo is a human.
- An example of a homo is an offensive term for a gay man.
Origin: L, a man, human being from Indo-European an unverified form ĝhom- from base an unverified form ĝhthem-, earth, ground from source Classical Latin humus, Glassical Greek chthōn, earth, Old English guma, man
Origin: Gr homo- from homos, same
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Origin: Latin homō, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
noun pl. ho·mos Offensive Slang
Origin: Short for homosexual.
Origin: Greek, from homos, same; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.
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