Definition of homunculus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

homunculus

 noun
noun
NAmE//həˈmʌŋkyələs//
 
(pl. homunculi
NAmE//həˈmʌŋkyəˌlaɪ//
 
, NAmE//həˈmʌŋkyəli//
 
)
 
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(in stories) a very small human or human-like creature
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: homunculus