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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nard, spikenard(noun)

    an aromatic ointment used in antiquity


  1. nard(Noun)

    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.

  2. nard(Noun)

    A fragrant oil formerly much prized from the plant.

  3. nard(Noun)

    (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!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nard(noun)

    an East Indian plant (Nardostachys Jatamansi) of the Valerian family, used from remote ages in Oriental perfumery

  2. Nard(noun)

    an ointment prepared partly from this plant. See Spikenard

  3. Nard(noun)

    a kind of grass (Nardus stricta) of little value, found in Europe and Asia

  4. Origin: [AS., fr. L. nardus, Gr. na`rdos; cf. Heb. nrd, Per. nard, Scr. nalada.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nard

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NARD in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NARD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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