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hao•ma



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

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