Definition of hom in English:

hom

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

noun

  • 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.

Origin

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

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