an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
A flowering plant of the Valerian family that grows in the Himalayas of China, used as a perfume, an incense, a sedative, and an herbal medicine said to fight insomnia, flatulence, birth difficulties, and other minor ailments.
A fragrant oil formerly much prized from the plant.
(usually plural as nards) American 1980s slang word for testicles, equivalent to balls or nuts. Example: The soccer ball hit me right in the nards!
an East Indian plant (Nardostachys Jatamansi) of the Valerian family, used from remote ages in Oriental perfumery
an ointment prepared partly from this plant. See Spikenard
a kind of grass (Nardus stricta) of little value, found in Europe and Asia
Origin: [AS., fr. L. nardus, Gr. na`rdos; cf. Heb. nrd, Per. nard, Scr. nalada.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
närd, n. an aromatic plant usually called Spikenard: an ointment prepared from it.—adj. Nard′ine. [Fr.,—L. nardus—Gr. nardos—Pers. nard—Sans. nalada, from Sans. nal, to smell.]
The numerical value of nard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of nard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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