from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the genus Homo, which includes the extinct and extant species of humans.
- n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a gay man or lesbian.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Short form of homosexual.
- n. Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content.
- adj. (sometimes pejorative) Of or pertaining to homosexuality.
- adj. (Canada, US) Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical and single genus of Hominidæ mankind; the human race.
- n. An element in some compounds of Greek origin, meaning ‘the same’: opposed to hetero-.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
- n. someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
"_Unus homo, nullus homo_" is a Latin proverb which means that one man alone is no man at all.
For we must vnderstand that the spirit of God there, speaking of sciences, vnderstandes them that are lawfull; for except they be lawfull, they are but _abusiuè_ called sciences, & are but ignorances indeede: _Nam homo pictus, non est homo_.
By the official promulgation to the term homoöusion, theological speculation received
At the Council of Nicea (325 AD), the Second Person was declared to be consubstantial with the Father, where the term homo-ousios became the consecrated word for expressing perfect numerical identity of nature between the Father and His Son who became incarnate.
Paul cites homosexuality ( "homo" comes from the Greek word meaning "same," not the Latin homo, "man") not because it is a worse sin but because it exemplifies better than other sins the very nature of sin, which is the perversion of an original good, and hence idolatry.
It's why I came up with the term homo sap to describe them.
I notice it came from the Latin word homo -- a man.
I-right-I employs the same M.O. w/strikingly similiar rhetoric. any attempt to debate winds up mired in homo-erotic flaming.
And yes, many of them argue that the only acceptable homo is the celebate and virginal homo.
We are social mammals -- we are not lone tigers, as those who believe in homo economus would have us be, any more than we are social insects, as the socialists would have us be.
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