Meaning of haoma

hao•ma

Pronunciation: (hou'mu), [key]
— n.
  1. a leafless vine, Sarcostemma acidum, of eastern India, yielding a sour, milky juice.
    1. a sacramental drink prepared with the juice of the haoma plant, milk, and water.
    2. (cap.) a god personifying this sacred drink.
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