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homo

1. n. a homosexual. (Usually a male. Rude and derogatory.) Bob got fired for calling Bill a homo.
2. adj. homosexual. (Usually objectionable.) Have you ever been to a homo bar?
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The hominid's wrists and hands also look much like those of early Homo species.
Analysis indicates the jaw fossil came from one of the earliest populations of Homo, and its age helps narrow the range of possibilities for when the first Homo species appeared, Kimbel said.
8m years ago probably represent one species best described as Homo erectus, which then expanded through Eurasia and as far as China and Java.
4 HOMO ELECTUS: Since we began evolving from apes, man has been losing hair and getting smoother.
In some respects, the Aakes favoured by Neanderthals were more efBcient than Homo sapiens' blades.
For more information on National Lampoon's upcoming film Homo Erectus, please visit http://www.
There is a huge and steadily growing literature on the meaning of homo economicus that has been used widely and approvingly by mainstream economists for many years.
Homo sapiens, the species to which every human on Earth today belongs, is assumed to have arisen from Homo erectus in eastern Africa more than a million years ago.
Some scientists say that speech began only about 50,000 years ago, roughly 150,000 years after our species, Homo sapiens, emerged on Earth.
He was part of a team that three years ago unearthed one of the most stunning finds in recent history, bones from a tiny, never-seen-before human relative named Homo floresiensis by the scientists and quickly dubbed "hobbit" by the media, for its seeming resemblance to the fantastical creatures in "The Lord of the Rings.
The show's title work, Homo Bulla, depicts two boys posed against an inky background.
The radical homo duo write that "if you can get them to think that [homosexuality] is just another thing--meriting no more than a shrug of the shoulders--then your battle for legal and social rights is virtually won.
He laid the groundwork for today's popular, almost cartoonlike, stereotypes of some of our early ancestors such as the Neandertals and Cro-Magnons, and hominids such as Homo erectus.
She is talking here of the rise of homo economicus.
An analysis of fossil teeth fragments show that the early human ancestor Homo erectus reached adulthood far more quickly than its modern descendants.