hom-

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variant of homo- before a vowel: homonym.

Nearby words

  1. holyrood,
  2. holyroodhouse,
  3. holystone,
  4. holytide,
  5. hom,
  6. homa,
  7. homage,
  8. homager,
  9. homalographic,
  10. homans' sign

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British Dictionary definitions for hom

hom

homa (ˈhɒmə)

/ (hɒm) /

noun

a sacred plant of the Parsees and ancient Persians
a drink made from this plant

Word Origin for hom

from Persian, from Avestan haoma

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Medicine definitions for hom

hom-

pref.

Variant ofhomo-

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