Definitions of soma

  1. alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The body. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  5. The whole axial portion of an animal, including the head, neck, trunk, and tail. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The body, including the head and neck, without the limbs. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  7. The inebriating juice of a plant offered in libation to a Hindu god to strengthen him in his war with the demons, and identified with the invigorating and immortalizing principle in nature. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The animal body as a whole with the exception of the germinal or reproductive cells. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  9. [Greek] The animal body as a whole with the exception of the germinal or reproductive cells (biol.). na
  10. s[=o]'ma, n. a certain plant, most prob. of the milkweed family, and its juice used for the preparation of an intoxicating drink--personified and worshipped, esp. in connection with the god Indra, the Jupiter pluvius of the Vedic pantheon. [Sans. soma (Zend haoma, juice)--root su (cf. Gr. [Greek: huô]), to press out, distil, extract.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. Body, Corpus. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  12. A Japanese trading-junk. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  13. The drink which reinvigorates the Vedic or Hindu gods, as the Nectar refreshes the deities of Olympus. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy