homoerotic etymology

English word homoerotic comes from English erotic, English homo-

Detailed word origin of homoerotic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
erotic English (eng) An amorous composition or poem. Relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement.
homo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to form the names of compounds derived from simpler ones by addition of a methylene group. Of or pertaining to homosexuals or homosexuality. Same.
homoerotic English (eng) Arousing a homosexual desire.. Pertaining to homosexual love or desire. Homosexual.

Words with the same origin as homoerotic

Descendants of erotic
HoYay ero-guro erotosexual
Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocarnosine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homodromous homomania homomer homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosex homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin