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1soma

noun so·ma \ˈsō-mə\

Definition of SOMA

:  an intoxicating juice from a plant of disputed identity that was used in ancient India as an offering to the gods and as a drink of immortality by worshippers in Vedic ritual and worshipped in personified form as a Vedic god

Origin of SOMA

Sanskrit; akin to Avestan haoma, a Zoroastrian ritual drink, Sanskrit sunoti he presses out
First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with SOMA

2soma

noun
plural so·ma·ta \ˈsō-mə-tə\ or somas

Definition of SOMA

1
:  the body of an organism
2
:  all of an organism except the germ cells
3
:  cell body

Origin of SOMA

New Latin somat-, soma, from Greek sōmat-, sōma body
First Known Use: circa 1885

soma

noun so·ma \ˈsō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural so·ma·ta \ˈsō-mət-ə\ or somas

Medical Definition of SOMA

1
:  the body of an organism
2
:  all of an organism except the germ cells
3

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