Definition of hom in English:


Syllabification: hom
Pronunciation: /hōm
(also homa /ˈhōmə/, haoma /ˈhoumə/)


1The soma plant, a leafless vine of eastern India.
  • Sarcostemma acidum, family Asclepiadaceae
1.1The sour, milky juice of the soma plant, consumed as a sacred drink of the Parsees. See also soma2.


mid 19th century: from Persian hūm or Avestan haoma.

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