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homo- US English

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homo US English

A homosexual man

Homo US English

The genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives

Homo in Australopithecus US English

A fossil bipedal primate with both apelike and human characteristics, found in Pliocene and lower Pleistocene deposits (circa 4 million to 1 million years old) in Africa

Homo in Lucy US English

The nickname of a partial female skeleton of a fossil hominid found in Ethiopia in 1974, about 3.2 million years old and 3 feet 8 inches (1.1 m) in height

Homo in Homo US English

The genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives

Homo in human US English

Of or belonging to the genus Homo

Ecce Homo US English

A painting of Jesus Christ wearing the crown of thorns

Homo sapiens US English

The primate species to which modern humans belong; humans regarded as a species

homoerotic US English

Concerning or arousing sexual desire centered on a person of the same sex

Homo erectus in Peking man US English

A fossil hominid of the middle Pleistocene period, identified from remains found near Beijing in 1926

Homo habilis in Leakey US English

Mary (Douglas) (1913–96), Louis’s wife, born in England. She discovered Homo habilis and Homo erectus at Olduvai in 1960

Homo erectus in Leakey US English

Mary (Douglas) (1913–96), Louis’s wife, born in England. She discovered Homo habilis and Homo erectus at Olduvai in 1960

Homo sapiens in human being US English

A man, woman, or child of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other animals by superior mental development, power of articulate speech, and upright stance

Homo erectus in Java man US English

A fossil hominid of the middle Pleistocene epoch, whose remains were found in Java in 1891

Homo sapiens in Homo US English

The genus of primates of which modern humans (Homo sapiens) are the present-day representatives

Homo erectus in Heidelberg man US English

A fossil hominid of the early middle Pleistocene period, identified by only a jawbone found near Heidelberg in 1907

Homo sapiens in sapient US English

Of or relating to the human species (Homo sapiens)

Homo habilis in Pliocene US English

Of, relating to, or denoting the last epoch of the Tertiary period, between the Miocene and Pleistocene epochs

Homo habilis in Oldowan US English

Of, relating to, or denoting an early Lower Paleolithic culture of Africa, dated to about 2.0-1.5 million years ago. It is characterized by primitive stone tools that are associated chiefly with Homo habilis

Homo sapiens in Paleolithic US English

Of, relating to, or denoting the early phase of the Stone Age, lasting about 2.5 million years, when primitive stone implements were used

Homo sapiens in species US English

A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binomial, e.g., Homo sapiens

Homo heidelbergensis in Boxgrove man US English

A fossil hominid of the Middle Pleistocene period, whose fragmentary remains were found at Boxgrove near Chichester, SE England, in 1993 and 1995. Dated (controversially) to about 500,000 years ago, it is one of the earliest known humans in Europe

Homo neanderthalensis in Neanderthal US English

An extinct species of human that was widely distributed in ice-age Europe between circa 120,000–35,000 years ago, with a receding forehead and prominent brow ridges. The Neanderthals were associated with the Mousterian flint industry of the Middle Paleolithic

Homo sapiens sapiens in nominate US English

Denoting a race or subspecies that is given the same epithet as the species to which it belongs, for example, Homo sapiens sapiens

homo English-Spanish

marica masculinecolloquial/familiarpejorative/peyorativo

Ecce Homo New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

painting of Christ wearing the crown of thorns

Homo sapiens New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

species to which modern humans belong


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