Hom"er (?), n. Zool.

A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.


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Ho"mer (?), n. Zool.

See Hoemother.


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Ho"mer, n. [Heb. khomer.]

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.]


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