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nard

 (närd)
n.

[Middle English narde, from Old French, from Latin nardus, from Greek nardos, probably ultimately from Sanskrit naladam, Indian spikenard.]

nard

(nɑːd)
n
1. (Plants) another name for spikenard1, spikenard2
2. (Plants) any of several plants, such as certain valerians, whose aromatic roots were formerly used in medicine
[C14: via Latin from Greek nárdos, perhaps ultimately from Sanskrit nalada Indian spikenard, perhaps via Semitic (Hebrew nēr'd, Arabic nārdīn)]

nard

(nɑrd)

n.
an aromatic Himalayan plant, Nardostachysjatamansi, of the valerian family, believed to be the spikenard, the source of an ointment used by the ancients.
[1350–1400; Middle English narde < Latin nardus < Greek nárdos < Semitic; compare Hebrew nērd]
nar′dine (-dɪn, -daɪn) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nard - an aromatic ointment used in antiquitynard - an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
emollient, ointment, cream - toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
Translations

nard

[nɑːd] Nnardo m
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