Soma meaning

sōmə
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An intoxicating plant juice referred to in the literature of Vedic ritual.
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The body of an individual as contrasted with the mind or psyche.
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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.
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The entire body of an organism, exclusive of the germ cells.
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The body of an individual as contrasted with the mind or psyche.
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A female given name used in India.
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The entire body of an organism, exclusive of the germ cells.
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The entire body of an animal or plant, with the exception of the germ cells.
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An E Indian plant (Sarcostemma acidum) of the milkweed family.
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(Hinduism) The soma juice, capitalized usually when mentioned in personified, deified form.
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Origin of soma

  • New Latin sōma from Greek body teuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Sanskrit somaḥ sunoti he presses

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit सोम (sóma).

    From Wiktionary