homosex etymology

English word homosex comes from English sex, English homo-

Detailed word origin of homosex

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sex English (eng) (countable) A category into which sexually-reproducing organisms are divided on the basis of their reproductive roles in their species.. (countable) Another category, especially of humans and especially based on sexuality or gender roles.. (countable) The members of such a category, taken collectively.. (countable, euphemism, or, slang) Genitalia: a penis or vagina.. (uncountable) Sexual [...]
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.
homosex English (eng) (sexuality) homosexual sexual intercourse.

Words with the same origin as homosex

Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocarnosine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homodromous homoerotic homomania homomer homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin