noun, plural ho·mun·cu·li [huh-muhng-kyuh-lahy, hoh-]. /həˈmʌŋ kyəˌlaɪ, hoʊ-/.
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Origin of homunculus
OTHER WORDS FROM homunculusho·mun·cu·lar, adjective
Words nearby homunculus
Example sentences from the Web for homunculus
My scanned homunculus, dick and all, surely will appear online then go viral.
Homunculus denotes the weak and powerless being called man, with reference to the whole race, in opp.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
We are far ahead of Tristram Shandy, nowadays; the inferiority of the homunculus is no mere matter of accident or interruption.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
The word imports what the Latins call homunculus, the Italians homunceletino, and the English mannikin.
Then came a yelling, a crashing among the branches, and a little pink homunculus rushed by us shrieking.The Island of Doctor Moreau|H. G. Wells
You men of the nineteenth century know only by reputation of our attempts to produce an homunculus, and a perpetuum mobile naturæ.The Magic of the Middle Ages|Viktor Rydberg