haoma

[hou-muh]
noun
  1. a leafless vine, Sarcostemma acidum, of eastern India, yielding a sour, milky juice.
  2. Also homa. Zoroastrianism.
    1. a sacramental drink prepared with the juice of the haoma plant, milk, and water.
    2. (initial capital letter)a god personifying this sacred drink.

Origin of haoma

1885–90; < Avestan; cognate with soma2
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