/ (ˈsəʊmən) /
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an organophosphorus compound developed as a nerve gas in Germany during World War II
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Word Origin for soman
C20: from German, of uncertain origin
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Example sentences from the Web for soman
"What Sampat-ji has done for me, I will never forget in my whole life," Soman says.
One of them, a petite woman called Soman, has arrived with her husband and son in tow.