The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kama \Ka"ma\ (k[aum]"m[aum]), n. [Skr. k[=a]ma love, the god of
1. The Hindu Cupid. He is represented as a beautiful youth,
with a bow of sugar cane or flowers.
2. Desire; animal passion;
Note: supposed to create the
ka"ma ru"pa (r[=oo]p[.a]) [Skr. r[=u]pa shape, image], a
kind of simulacrum or astral likeness of a man which
exists after his death in an invisible plane of being,
ka"ma lo"ca (l[=o]"k[.a]) [Skr. l[=o]ka space, world],
until the impulses which created it are exhausted and it
finally fades away.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]