Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 43

Homonymously (adv.) In an homonymous manner; so as to have the same name or relation.

Homonymously (adv.) Equivocally; ambiguously.

Homonymy (n.) Sameness of name or designation; identity in relations.

Homonymy (n.) Sameness of name or designation of things or persons which are different; ambiguity.

Homoorgan () Same as Homoplast.

Homoousian (n.) One of those, in the 4th century, who accepted the Nicene creed, and maintained that the Son had the same essence or substance with the Father; -- opposed to homoiousian.

Homoousian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Homoousians, or to the doctrines they held.

Homophone (n.) A letter or character which expresses a like sound with another.

Homophone (n.) A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning and usually in spelling; as, all and awl; bare and bear; rite, write, right, and wright.

Homophonic (a.) Alt. of Homophonous

Homophonous (a.) Originally, sounding alike; of the same pitch; unisonous; monodic.

Homophonous (a.) Now used for plain harmony, note against note, as opposed to polyphonic harmony, in which the several parts move independently, each with its own melody.

Homophonous (a.) Expressing the same sound by a different combination of letters; as, bay and bey.

Homophony (n.) Sameness of sound.

Homophony (n.) Sameness of sound; unison.

Homophony (n.) Plain harmony, as opposed to polyphony. See Homophonous.

Homophylic (a.) Relating to homophily.

Homophyly (n.) That form of homology due to common ancestry (phylogenetic homology), in opposition to homomorphy, to which genealogic basis is wanting.

Homoplasmy (n.) Resemblance between different plants or animals, in external shape, in general habit, or in organs, which is not due to descent from a common ancestor, but to similar surrounding circumstances.

Homoplast (n.) One of the plastids composing the idorgan of Haeckel; -- also called homoorgan.

Homoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to homoplasty; as, homoplasticorgans; homoplastic forms.

Homoplasty (n.) The formation of homologous tissues.

Homoplasy (n.) See Homogeny.

Homopolic (a.) In promorphology, pertaining to or exhibiting that kind of organic form, in which the stereometric ground form is a pyramid, with similar poles. See Promorphology.

Homopter (n.) One of the Homoptera.

Homoptera (n. pl.) A suborder of Hemiptera, in which both pairs of wings are similar in texture, and do not overlap when folded, as in the cicada. See Hemiptera.

Homopteran (n.) An homopter.

Homopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Homoptera.

Homostyled (a.) Having only one form of pistils; -- said of the flowers of some plants.

Homosystemic (a.) Developing, in the case of multicellular organisms, from the same embryonic systems into which the secondary unit (gastrula or plant enbryo) differentiates.

Homotaxia (n.) Same as Homotaxis.

Homotaxial (a.) Alt. of Homotaxic

Homotaxic (a.) Relating to homotaxis.

Homotaxis (n.) Similarly in arrangement of parts; -- the opposite of heterotaxy.

Homotaxy (n.) Same as Homotaxis.

Homothermic (a.) Alt. of Homothermous

Homothermous (a.) Warm-blooded; homoiothermal; haematothermal.

Homotonous (a.) Of the same tenor or tone; equable; without variation.

Homotropal (a.) Alt. of Homotropous

Homotropous (a.) Turned in the same direction with something else.

Homotropous (a.) Having the radicle of the seed directed towards the hilum.

Homotypal (a.) Of the same type of structure; pertaining to a homotype; as, homotypal parts.

Homotype (n.) That which has the same fundamental type of structure with something else; thus, the right arm is the homotype of the right leg; one arm is the homotype of the other, etc.

Homotypic (a.) Alt. of Homotypical

Homotypical (a.) Same as Homotypal.

Homotypy (n.) A term suggested by Haeckel to be instead of serial homology. See Homotype.

Homunculi (pl. ) of Homunculus

Homunculus (n.) A little man; a dwarf; a manikin.

Hond (n.) Hand.

Hone (v. i.) To pine; to lament; to long.

Hone (n.) A kind of swelling in the cheek.

Hone (n.) A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.

Honed (imp. & p. p.) of Hone

Honing (p]. pr. & vb. n.) of Hone

Hone (v. t.) To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor.

Honest (a.) Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.

Honest (a.) Characterized by integrity or fairness and straight/forwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; -- said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.

Honest (a.) Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.

Honest (a.) Chaste; faithful; virtuous.

Honest (a.) To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.

Honestation (n.) The act of honesting; grace; adornment.

Honestetee (n.) Honesty; honorableness.

Honestly (adv.) Honorably; becomingly; decently.

Honestly (adv.) In an honest manner; as, a contract honestly made; to live honestly; to speak honestly.

Honesty (a.) Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency.

Honesty (a.) The quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile.

Honesty (a.) Chastity; modesty.

Honesty (a.) Satin flower; the name of two cruciferous herbs having large flat pods, the round shining partitions of which are more beautiful than the blossom; -- called also lunary and moonwort. Lunaria biennis is common honesty; L. rediva is perennial honesty.

Honewort (n.) An umbelliferous plant of the genus Sison (S. Amomum); -- so called because used to cure a swelling called a hone.

Honey (n.) A sweet viscid fluid, esp. that collected by bees from flowers of plants, and deposited in the cells of the honeycomb.

Honey (n.) That which is sweet or pleasant, like honey.

Honey (n.) Sweet one; -- a term of endearment.

Honeyed (imp. & p. p.) of Honey

Honeying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Honey

Honey (v. i.) To be gentle, agreeable, or coaxing; to talk fondly; to use endearments; also, to be or become obsequiously courteous or complimentary; to fawn.

Honey (v. t.) To make agreeable; to cover or sweeten with, or as with, honey.

Honey-bag (n.) The receptacle for honey in a honeybee.

Honeybee (n.) Any bee of the genus Apis, which lives in communities and collects honey, esp. the common domesticated hive bee (Apis mellifica), the Italian bee (A. ligustica), and the Arabiab bee (A. fasciata). The two latter are by many entomologists considered only varieties of the common hive bee. Each swarm of bees consists of a large number of workers (barren females), with, ordinarily, one queen or fertile female, but in the swarming season several young queens, and a number of males or drones, are produced.

Honeybird (n.) The honey guide.

Honeycomb (n.) A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used by them to hold their honey and their eggs.

Honeycomb (n.) Any substance, as a easting of iron, a piece of worm-eaten wood, or of triple, etc., perforated with cells like a honeycomb.

Honeycombed (a.) Formed or perforated like a honeycomb.

Honeydew (n.) A sweet, saccharine substance, found on the leaves of trees and other plants in small drops, like dew. Two substances have been called by this name; one exuded from the plants, and the other secreted by certain insects, esp. aphids.

Honeydew (n.) A kind of tobacco moistened with molasses.

Honeyed (a.) Covered with honey.

Honeyed (a.) Sweet, as, honeyed words.

Honeyless (a.) Destitute of honey.

Honeymoon (n.) The first month after marriage.

Honey-mouthed (a.) Soft to sweet in speech; persuasive.

Honeystone (n.) See Mellite.

Honeysucker (n.) See Honey eater, under Honey.

Honeysuckle (n.) One of several species of flowering plants, much admired for their beauty, and some for their fragrance.

Honeysuckled (a.) Covered with honeysuckles.

Honey-sweet (a.) Sweet as honey.

Honey-tongued (a.) Sweet speaking; persuasive; seductive.

Honeyware (n.) See Badderlocks.

Honeywort (n.) A European plant of the genus Cerinthe, whose flowers are very attractive to bees.

Hong (n.) A mercantile establishment or factory for foreign trade in China, as formerly at Canton; a succession of offices connected by a common passage and used for business or storage.

Hong (v. t. & i.) To hang.

Honied (a.) See Honeyed.

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