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soma


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Soma  \So"ma\  (s[=o]"m[.a]),  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  sw^ma,  sw`matos, 
  the  body.]  (Anat.) 
  The  whole  axial  portion  of  an  animal,  including  the  head, 
  neck,  trunk,  and  tail.  --B.  G.  Wilder. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  soma 
  n  1:  leafless  East  Indian  vine;  its  sour  milky  juice  formerly 
  used  to  make  an  intoxicating  drink  [syn:  {haoma},  {Sarcostemma 
  acidum}] 
  2:  personification  of  a  sacred  intoxicating  drink  used  in  Vedic 
  ritual  [syn:  {Soma}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {human  body}, 
  {physical  body},  {material  body},  {build},  {figure},  {physique}, 
  {anatomy},  {shape},  {bod},  {chassis},  {frame},  {form},  {flesh}] 




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