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Definition of homer

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Liver Liv"er, n. [AS. lifer; akin to D. liver, G. leber, OHG. lebara, Icel. lifr, Sw. lefver, and perh. to Gr. ? fat, E. live, v.] (Anat.) A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates. Note: Most of the venous blood from the alimentary canal passes through it on its way back to the heart; and it secretes the bile, produces glycogen, and in other ways changes the blood which passes through it. In man it is situated immediately beneath the diaphragm and mainly on the right side. See Bile, Digestive, and Glycogen. The liver of invertebrate animals is usually made up of c[ae]cal tubes, and differs materially, in form and function, from that of vertebrates. Floating liver. See Wandering liver, under Wandering. Liver of antimony, Liver of sulphur. (Old Chem.) See Hepar. Liver brown, Liver color, the color of liver, a dark, reddish brown. Liver shark (Zo["o]l.), a very large shark (Cetorhinus maximus), inhabiting the northern coasts both of Europe and North America. It sometimes becomes forty feet in length, being one of the largest sharks known; but it has small simple teeth, and is not dangerous. It is captured for the sake of its liver, which often yields several barrels of oil. It has gill rakers, resembling whalebone, by means of which it separates small animals from the sea water. Called also basking shark, bone shark, hoemother, homer, and sailfish
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Hoemother Hoe"moth`er, n. [A local Orkney name; cf. Icel. h[=a]r.] (Zo["o]l.) The basking or liver shark; -- called also homer. See Liver shark, under Liver.
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Homer Hom"er, n. (Zo["o]l.) A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
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Homer Ho"mer, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Hoemother.
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Homer Ho"mer, n. [Heb. kh[=o]mer.] A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten baths, equivalent to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, equivalent to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts. [Written also chomer, gomer.]

Meaning of homer from wikipedia

- surrounding Homer's life, they indicate little more than the centrality of Homer to ancient Gr**** culture. Some ancient claims about Homer were established...
- that the meaning behind Homer's name was not significant, Groening later named his own son Homer. According to Groening, "Homer originated with my goal...
- His books have been translated into many languages. Homer H. Hickam Jr. is the second son of Homer Sr. and Elsie Gardener Hickam (née Lavender). He was...
- A home, or domicile, is a space used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, group or family. It is a fully or semi sheltered space...
- Boston, M****achusetts, in 1836, Homer was the second of three sons of Charles Savage Homer and Henrietta Benson Homer, both from long lines of New Englanders...
- inside-the-park homer". Retrieved May 27, 2019. Cohn, Lowell (April 21, 1988). "What the Eck?". San Francisco Chronicle. p. D1. "George Springer is the best homer-hitting...
- Capital of the World", Homer is also nicknamed "the end of the road", and more recently, "the cosmic hamlet by the sea". Homer is located at 59°38'35"...
- later. Both Homer and Langley attended Columbia University, which had just relocated to its present-day Morningside Heights campus. Homer obtained a degree...
- United States: Homer, Alaska, a city Homer, Georgia, a town Homer, Illinois, a village Homer, Indiana, an unincorporated community Homer, Iowa, an unincorporated...
- children finally get home, Marge tries to persuade Homer to go to church again. That night, Marge prays for her husband at their bedside. Homer tries to entice...