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Word of the Day – Homonculus

Homonculus (noun)


A very small human or humanoid creature.

historical A microscopic but fully formed human being from which a fetus was formerly believed to develop.

Example sentences

“The homonculus that scared me so turned out to be a hairless rat sat upon its hind quarters.”

“The homonculus scurried up the wall, pausing to shake a tiny fist at us before disappearing into the rafters.”

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