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English noun: homo

1. homo (person) someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex


Synonymsgay, homophile, homosexual


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)gay man, gay woman, lesbian, shirtlifter, tribade

2. homo (animal) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage


Synonymshuman, human being, man


Broader (hypernym)hominid


Narrower (hyponym)Homo erectus, Homo habilis, Homo rhodesiensis, Homo sapiens, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, Homo soloensis, human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, Neandertal, Neandertal man, Neanderthal, Neanderthal man, Rhodesian man, world


Part holonymanatomy, arm, bod, body hair, build, chassis, face, figure, flesh, foot, form, frame, hand, head of hair, human body, human face, human foot, human head, loin, lumbus, mane, manus, material body, mitt, paw, pes, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Member meronymgenus Homo


Domain category membersbody, hyperdactyly, nutrition, organic structure, physical structure, polydactyly, prepubertal, prepubescent, schistosome dermatitis, side, swimmer's itch, syndactylism, syndactyly









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