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hominum

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hominum

  1. Misspelling of hominem. See usage notes at ad hominem; Latin doesn't change spelling by English rules.

LatinEdit

NounEdit

hominum

  1. genitive plural of homō
    • 29 bc. Vergil. Georgics, III
      omne adeo genvs in terris hominvmqve ferarvmqve
      et genvs æqvorevm pecvdes pictæqve volvcres
      in fvrias ignemqve rvvnt
      So far does every species on earth of man [lit. "men"] and beast,
      whether the aquatic species, livestock, or painted-winged,
      collapse into the frenzies and the fire [of sex].