[hoh-moh] /ˈhoʊ moʊ/
noun, plural homos. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a homosexual, especially a male homosexual.
[hoh-moh] /ˈhoʊ moʊ/
(italics) the genus of bipedal primates that includes modern humans and several extinct forms, distinguished by their large brains and a dependence upon tools.
Informal. (sometimes lowercase)
a combining form appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “same” (homology); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (homomorphic).
[ech-ey hoh-moh, ek-ey for 1; ek-see hoh-moh, ek-ey for 2] /ˈɛtʃ eɪ ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ for 1; ˈɛk si ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ for 2/
“Behold the man!”: the words with which Pilate presented Christ, crowned with thorns, to his accusers. John 19:5.
Art. a painting, statue, or other representation of Christ crowned with thorns.
noun (pl) -mos
(informal) short for homosexual
(Canadian, informal) homogenized milk
a genus of hominids including modern man (see Homo sapiens) and several extinct species of primitive man, including Homo habilis and Homo erectus
/ˈɛkeɪ ˈhəʊməʊ; ˈɛksɪ/
a picture or sculpture of Christ crowned with thorns
being the same or like: homologous, homosexual Compare hetero-
short for homosexual (n.), attested by 1929; usually contemptuous.
word-forming element meaning “same, the same, equal, like,” before vowels hom-, from Greek homos “one and the same,” also “belonging to two or more jointly,” from PIE *somos (cf. Sanskrit samah “even, the same,” Lithuanian similis “like,” Gothic sama “the same,” samana “together;” see same).
word-forming element meaning “homosexual,” abstracted since early 20c. from homosexual, and ultimately identical to homo- (1).
Latin, literally “behold the man” (John xix:5).
homo- or hom-
Same; like: homotype.
A prefix meaning “same,” as in homogamous, having the same kind of flower.
The genus to which human beings belong. The genus Homo includes Neanderthals and other hominids closely related to today’s humans, such as Homo erectus.
: homo slang/ a homo bar
A homosexual man or woman: I knew nothing about ”homos” at that time (1929+)
homobiotin ho·mo·bi·o·tin (hō’mə-bī’ə-tĭn) n. A homologue of biotin that acts as an active antagonist of biotin for some bacteria and as a replacement for biotin in certain functions for other organisms.
/ˌhəʊməˈblæstɪk/ adjective 1. (of a plant or plant part) showing no difference in form between the juvenile and the adult structures Compare heteroblastic homoblastic ho·mo·blas·tic (hō’mə-blās’tĭk) adj. Relating to or developing from a single type of tissue.
homocarnosine ho·mo·car·no·sine (hō’mə-kär’nə-sēn’) n. A dipeptide occurring in the human brain and formed from gamma-aminobutyric acid and histidine.
[hohm-sawrs, -sohrs] /ˈhoʊmˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs/ verb (used with or without object), homesourced, homesourcing. 1. .