noun ho·ma \ˈhōmə\

Definition of homa



  1. 1 :  haoma

  2. 2 or hom \ˈhōm\ [hom from Persian hōm, from Avestan haoma] :  a stylized tree pattern originating in Mesopotamia as a symbol of the tree of life and used especially in Persian textiles

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Origin and Etymology of homa

AV haoma haoma, plant that is the source of haoma and is conceived as the tree of life — more at soma

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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