See also: HOMO, homo, and homo-

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Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis, comparison of skulls

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From Latin homō (human being, man).

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Homo m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae – various species of man, all but one of which is extinct.
    • 2008, Futurama: Bender's Game (in English):
      Good God. Just knowing we're in the same genus makes me embarrassed to call myself Homo.

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(genus): Homo sapiens (sole extant species)

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Etymology edit

Clipping of Homosexueller.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhoːmo/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ho‧mo

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Homo m (strong, genitive Homos, plural Homos)

  1. (informal, derogatory) homosexual, gay
    Synonyms: Homosexueller, Schwuler, Schwuchtel, Schwuli
    Antonym: Hete f

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  • Homo” in Duden online
  • Homo” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache