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Webster Dictionary

  1. Wardian(adj)

    designating, or pertaining to, a kind of glass inclosure for keeping ferns, mosses, etc., or for transporting growing plants from a distance; as, a Wardian case of plants; -- so named from the inventor, Nathaniel B. Ward, an Englishman

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wardian

    wawr′di-an, adj. denoting a kind of close-fitting glass case for transporting delicate ferns and other such plants, or for keeping them indoors—so named from Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (1791-1868), the inventor.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wardian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wardian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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