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Homo

 [ho´mo]
[L.] the genus of primates containing the single living species H. sapiens (human beings).
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Homo

(hō'mō),
The genus of primates that includes humans.
[L. man]
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Homo

(hō′mō)
n.
A genus of primates that includes modern humans (Homo sapiens) and several extinct species.
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Homo

Palaeoanthropology
The genus of hominids to which humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) belong; Homo is thought to be 2 million years old, and first appeared in eastern Africa.
 
Vox populi
Deprecating slang for homosexual; puff; queer.
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Ho·mo

(hō'mō)
The genus of primates that includes humans.
[L. man]
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Homo

any primate of the hominid genus Homo. Only one species exists at the present time, Homo sapiens, though several extinct species are recognized, such as H. erectus, H. habilis.
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sociusque furoris / Lentulus exertique manus vaesana Cethegi').(7) The second reason is that there is now an explicit and therefore much more pointed antithesis than in the current text; instead of a contrast between Cato and an object such as homines that is to be understood as the object of sollicitant, Cato is contrasted explicitly with the |proceres alios', just as Brutus contrasts him with alii in the same speech at 259 (|accipient alios, facient te bella nocentem') and, in a different form, at 264-6 (|quis nolet in isto / ense mori, quamvis alieno volnere labens, / et scelus esse tuum?').(8) At 279 Brutus is saying that although other leading men may be attracted to the Pompeian side Cato should not be.
55 "Quidquid enim magnam utilitatem generi adferret humano, id non sine divina bonitate erga homines fieri arbitrabantur.
Quia ergo quidam homines praecipue intendunt contemplationi veritatis, quidam vero intendunt principaliter exterioribus actionibus, inde est quod vita hominis convenienter dividitur per activani et contemplativam." (29) Landino, Disputationes, 14: "Eo enim aliquid vivere dixerunt, quod et suum sit et ad quod sua sponte prolabatur.
In her incessant disparagement of reason and philosophy Folly also recalls that it was through the irrational force of music that Amphion and Orpheus brought primitive men together, "those boorish people born from stones and oaks" (100, 53I, "saxeos, quernos et agrestes illos homines").
(110)Steuco, 1530, 18v: "Eam duobus sanctissimis membris constare affero, pietate erga Deum, charitate, sive iustitia erga homines. Caetera, quae in ea exerceantur, horum ad alterum semper spectare, Omnemque eius ritum, omnem caeremoniam, aut Dei venerationem exprimere, aut ad salutem, et charitatem erga alios pertinere."
Huiusmodi libertas in eo consistit, quod omnes homines debent immunes esse a coercitione ex parte sive singulorum sive coetuum socialium et cuiusvis potestatis humanae, et ita quidem ut in re religiosa neque aliquis cogatur ad agendum contra suam conscientiam neque impediatur, quominus iuxta suam conscientiam agat privatim et publice, vel solus vel aliis consociatus, intra debitos limites.
Quot homines, tot sententiae: it is difficult to draw any firm conclusions about how something may have been interpreted by an audience running to triple figures; it is slightly easier to limit one's conclusions to the author's intentions.