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Definition of Homo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Homo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɒməʊ//
 
, BrE//ˈhəʊməʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊmoʊ//
 
(from Latin, specialist)
 
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the genus (= group) of primates that includes early and modern humans Word OriginLatin, ‘man’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Homo