- a sacramental drink prepared with the juice of the haoma plant, milk, and water.
- (initial capital letter) a god personifying this sacred drink.
Origin of haoma
Examples from the Web for haoma
Used for crushing the Haoma, an intoxicating plant, whose juice is used by the faithful.
This Haoma, the sacred Vine of the Zoroastrians, produces the primal drink of immortality after which it is named.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard
The chief sacrifice is offered to one of the old deities, Haoma, the supporter and protector of life.
Yima was born to Vivanghana as a reward because he had first poured out the Haoma and worshipped the god.
Praise to thee, Haoma; thou knowest the words which are spoken with truth.