A clipping of words formed from Greek ὁμο- (homo-, meaning same).
(in compounds) antropo
homo (countable and uncountable, plural homos) (colloquial, often pejorative) Short form of homosexual. 1938, Cecil Day Lewis, Starting point, page 127: "... He's a homo." "My dear Theo, at my age one can't worry about little details like that. Besides, he's got such a nice voice." I heard that she's a homo, but she hasn't come out of the closet yet. (uncountable, dated, US, Canada) Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content. 1956, Purdue University. Agricultural Experiment Station., Station bulletin, page 25: One quart of homo wholesale in glass equals one quart equivalent. Certain modifications were made in these relatives to adjust for variations in units per ...
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Adjective homo (comparative more homo, superlative most homo) (colloquial, sometimes pejorative) Of or pertaining to homosexuality. (not comparable, Canada, US) Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content. 1958, American milk review and milk plant monthly, volume 20, page 190: Regular homo milk was being sold out of stores in half gallons for 33 cents against 44 cents on regular homo milk on home delivery.
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