from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Homer fl. 850 B.C. Greek epic poet. Two of the greatest works in Western literature, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are attributed to him.
- Homer, Winslow 1836-1910. American painter known for his realistic seascapes, such as Eight Bells (1886).
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- proper n. Greek poet; author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. A surname.
From Ancient Greek Ὅμηρος (homēros, "hostage"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English, an occupational name for a helmet maker, or a variant of Holme. (Wiktionary)