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Soma   /sˈoʊmə/   Listen
Soma

noun
(pl. somata, somas)
1.
Leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink.  Synonyms: haoma, Sarcostemma acidum.
2.
Personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual.
3.
Alternative names for the body of a human being.  Synonyms: anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape.  "He has a strong physique" , "The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"






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"Soma" Quotes from Famous Books



... can quite understand, that Polykrates likes to keep his physician near him. I assure you, Darius, it would not be easy to find his equal. He's as handsome as Minutscher, as clever as Piran Wisa, as strong as Rustem, and as benevolent and helpful as the god Soma. I wish you could have seen how well he threw those round metal plates he calls discs. I am no weakling, but when we wrestled he soon threw me. And then he could tell such famous stories—stories that made a ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... "Bring Soma to the adorable Indra, the lord of all, the lord of wealth, the lord of heaven, the perpetual lord, the lord of men, the lord of earth, the lord of horses, the lord of cattle, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. II, No. 8, June 1858 • Various

... wisha she hadda died. He tooka de early boat to meeta her, signor, and soma ona tella de big officier at de Battery he'sa da cousin of her sweeta heart. She goa wid him, signor, and Beppo ...
— Traffic in Souls - A Novel of Crime and Its Cure • Eustace Hale Ball



Words linked to "Soma" :   someone, homo, human, somebody, Sarcostemma, Hindu deity, male body, genus Sarcostemma, person, mortal, form, soul, man, juvenile body, physical structure, organic structure, body, individual, human being, vine, female body, adult body



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