Homer Definition

hōmər
homered, homers
noun
homers
An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to about 614 bushels.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure equal to about 58 gallons.
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A radio or TV broadcaster, umpire, etc. regarded as favoring the home team.
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Synonyms:
korwinslow homerhoming-pigeonhome run
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verb
To hit a home run.
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proper name
Semilegendary Gr. epic poet of c. 8th cent. b.c.: the Iliad & the Odyssey are both attributed to him.
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1836-1910; U.S. painter.
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pronoun
A male given name.
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Ancient Greek poet; author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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Greek epic poet. Two of the greatest works in Western literature, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are attributed to him.
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Other Word Forms of Homer

Noun

Singular:
homer
Plural:
homers

Origin of Homer

  • From Middle English, an occupational name for a helmet maker, or a variant of Holme.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Homērus, from Ancient Greek Ὅμηρος (Homēros).

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  • Hebrew ḥōmer heap, homer ḥmr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hebrew עמר (ómer).

    From Wiktionary

  • From home.

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