any pigeon used to carry messages and equipped by training and breeding to fly home, sometimes from great distances.
any breed of pigeon developed for its homing instinct, used for carrying messages or for racing Also called homer
[hom-uh-nid] /ˈhɒm ə nɪd/ noun, Anthropology. 1. any of the modern or extinct bipedal primates of the family Hominidae, including all species of the genera Homo and Australopithecus. /ˈhɒmɪnɪd/ noun 1. any primate of the family Hominidae, which includes modern man (Homo sapiens) and the extinct precursors of man adjective 2. of, relating to, or […]
[hom-uh-nahyn] /ˈhɒm əˌnaɪn/ adjective 1. resembling or characteristic of humans.
[hom-uh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌhɒm ə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the evolution of the human traits that set the genus Homo apart from its primate ancestors.
[hom-uh-noid] /ˈhɒm əˌnɔɪd/ noun 1. Anthropology. a member of the biological superfamily Hominoidea, including all modern great apes and humans and a number of their extinct ancestors and relatives. /ˈhɒmɪˌnɔɪd/ adjective 1. of or like man; manlike 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Hominoidea, which includes the anthropoid apes and man […]