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Meaning of NARD

Pronunciation:  nârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
 

NARD is a 4 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: spikenard
 
 See Also: cream, emollient, ointment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nard\, n. [AS., fr. L. nardus, Gr. ??????; cf. Heb.
n[^e]rd, Per. nard, Scr. nalada.]
1. (Bot.) An East Indian plant ({Nardostachys Jatamansi}) of
   the Valerian family, used from remote ages in Oriental
   perfumery.

2. An ointment prepared partly from this plant. See
   {Spikenard}.

3. (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Nardus stricta}) of little value,
   found in Europe and Asia.

 

 

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