Definition of homette in English:

homette

noun

Australian
  • A single-storey semi-detached house.

    ‘they purchased a homette by the sea’
    • ‘This homette offers low-maintenance living.’
    • ‘A homette can be connected to another by a common wall to the house, garage, or carport.’
    • ‘Villa homes (originally called "Homettes"), on lots of 300 to 350 square metres, are required to be of an "early Australian" style.’
    • ‘Prominent had been speculatively building 150 town-houses and "homettes" a year on inner-suburban land in Adelaide.’
    • ‘195 homettes are being used this semester by returned servicemen enrolled at the college.’

Origin

1950s: from home + -ette.

Pronunciation

homette

/həʊˈmɛt/