from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of Homer, his works, or the legends and age of which he wrote.
  • adjective Heroic in proportion, degree, or character; epic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Homer, the great epic poet of ancient Greece, or to the poetry that bears his name, and specifically to the Iliad and the Odyssey; resembling Homer's verse, or having some characteristic of his works.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.
  • adjective hexameter verse; -- so called because used by Homer in his epics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling or relating to the epic poetry of Homer.
  • adjective Epic, heroic, fit to be immortalized in poetry by Homer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin homēricus, from Ancient Greek Ὁμηρικός (homerikos), from Ὅμηρος (Homēros, "Homer").



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