Definition of hom in US English:

hom

(also homa, haoma)

noun

  • 1The soma plant, a leafless vine of eastern India.

    Sarcostemma acidum, family Asclepiadaceae

    1. 1.1 The sour, milky juice of the soma plant, consumed as a sacred drink of the Parsees.
      See also soma

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Persian hūm or Avestan haoma.

Pronunciation

hom

/hōm/