the entire body of an animal or plant, with the exception of the germ cells
Origin of somaModern Latin from Classical Greek s?ma, body from Indo-European an unverified form tw?m?, something compact, sturdy from base an unverified form t?u-, to swell, thick from source thumb, Classical Latin tumor, Classical Greek s?ros, a heap
- an intoxicating plant juice referred to in the literature of Vedic ritual
Origin of somaso called as a supposed source of this juice an E Indian plant (Sarcostemma acidum) of the milkweed family
Origin of somaSanskrit from Indo-European base an unverified form seu-, juice from source suck, Old English seaw, sap, Classical Latin sucus, juice
nounpl. so·ma·ta, or so·mas
- The entire body of an organism, exclusive of the germ cells.
- See cell body.
- The body of an individual as contrasted with the mind or psyche.
Origin of somaNew Latin sōma from Greek body ; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.
An intoxicating or hallucinogenic beverage, made from a plant or fungus whose identity is now unknown, that was offered to the gods and consumed by participants in Vedic ritual sacrifices.
Origin of somaSanskrit somah sunoti he presses
A trademark for the drug carisoprodol.
- A South of Market
- (Hinduism) The soma juice, capitalized usually when mentioned in personified, deified form.
- A female given name used in India.
From Sanskrit à¤¸à¥‹à¤® (sÃ³ma).