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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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