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Noun: homo  how-mow
  1. [offensive] A homosexual person; someone sexually attracted to people of the same sex
    - homosexual, homophile [archaic], gay
     
  2. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    - man, human being, human

Derived forms: homos

Type of: hominid, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Part of: genus Homo

Encyclopedia: Homo