variant of homo- before a vowel: homonym.
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British Dictionary definitions for hom


homa (ˈhɒmə)

/ (hɒm) /


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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Medical definitions for hom



Variant ofhomo-
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