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soma1 (ˈsəʊmə Pronunciation for soma1

Definitions

noun

(plural) -mata  (-mətə)  -mas
  1. the body of an organism, esp an animal, as distinct from the germ cells

Word Origin

C19: via New Latin from Greek sōma the body

soma2 (ˈsəʊmə Pronunciation for soma2

Definitions

noun

  1. an intoxicating plant juice drink used in Vedic rituals

Word Origin

from Sanskrit

Example Sentences Including 'soma'

('The daily soma ration was an insurance against personal maladjustment, social unrest, and the spread of subversive ideas.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Also known as Schisto soma haematobium, the parasite is a microscopic worm that penetrates human skin to lay eggs in the bladder.
Misc (1995)
He believes it is the legendary soma urn used to make alcohol.
India Today (1998)
If HRT is to be the soma of our age, can't we have some now?
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
If we are able to alter a `set of meaning "within us, we may thus, it would seem to follow, alter our soma , our body.
Page, Michael Visualization - the key to fulfilment

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