Associations to the word «Homo»

Wiktionary

HOMO, noun. (colloquial) (often pejorative) Short form of homosexual.
HOMO, noun. (uncountable) (dated) (US) (Canada) Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content.
HOMO, adjective. (colloquial) (sometimes pejorative) Of or pertaining to homosexuality.
HOMO, adjective. (not comparable) (Canada) (US) Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content.
HOMO, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae   — various species of man, all but one of which is extinct.
HOMO, acronym. (chemistry) highest occupied molecular orbital
HOMO ECONOMICUS, noun. (economics) A human being regarded as a rational and narrowly self-interested actor capable of making judgments in order to attain its own particular goals.
HOMO ERECTUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — "upright man" (extinct).
HOMO ERGASTER, proper noun. A taxonomic species, within genus Homo - "working man" (extinct)
HOMO FLORESIENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — extinct recent species of man, of short stature.
HOMO HABILIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — extinct species of human.
HOMO HEIDELBERGENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Homo   — Heidelberg man, an ancestor of the Neanderthal.
HOMO MARRIAGE, noun. (derogatory) (slang) Synonym of same-sex marriage.
HOMO MILK, noun. (Canada) homogenized milk
HOMO NALEDI, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — extinct species of human.
HOMO NEANDERTHALENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — Neanderthal man (extinct).
HOMO OECONOMICUS, noun. Concept in some economic theories of humans as rational and narrowly self-interested actors who have the ability to make judgments toward their subjectively defined ends.
HOMO POLITICUS, noun. (derogatory) The stereotypical behaviour of people in a political setting.
HOMO POLITICUS, noun. In political science a concept coined by Plato that posits that man is essentially a political animal.
HOMO RUDOLFENSIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species, within genus Homo - (extinct)
HOMO SAPIEN, noun. (proscribed) A member of the species Homo sapiens.
HOMO SAPIEN, noun. Alternative spelling of Homo sapien
HOMO SAPIENS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae   — human.
HOMO SAPIENS IDALTU, proper noun. A taxonomic subspecies within the family Hominidae   — an extinct subspecies of man identified from fossils found in Ethiopia.
HOMO SAPIENS SAPIENS, proper noun. A taxonomic subspecies within the family Hominidae   — modern man.
HOMO STUPIDUS, proper noun. (obsolete) Taxonomic name proposed by Ernst Haeckel for Neanderthal man.

Dictionary definition

HOMO, noun. Someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex.
HOMO, noun. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King