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Nard

Definition of the noun nard

What does nard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nards

  1. an aromatic ointment used in antiquity
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of nard: spikenard
    • more generic words: cream / emollient / ointment = 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

Alternative definition of the noun nard

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  1. 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. A fragrant oil formerly much prized from the plant.

Person

Who is Nard?

Nard a.k.a. Bernard Badion is an actor, TV director, screenwriter and TV editor.

Character

Nard is a fictional character from the 2012 film Here Comes the Boom.

Music

"Nard" a.k.a. "'Nard": Nard is the debut album from American funk keyboardist Bernard Wright.

Miscellanea

  1. Nard is a board game for two players in which the playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice. It is similar to backgammon, uses the same board, but it has different initial positions and rules.
    • also known as 波斯雙陸
  2. Nard a.k.a. modC is a gene.

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Google previewCatena Aurea: St. Mark (1842)

Nard is an aromatic shrub of a large and thick root, but short, black, and brittle ; though unctuous, it smells like cypress, and has a sharp taste, and small and dense leaves. Its tops spread themselves out like ears of corn, therefore, its gift being ...

Google previewCommentary on the Old Testament (2014)

by C. F. Keil, Franz Delitzsch

There, in Bethany, the love which is willing to sacrifice all expressed itself in the nard; here, the nard is a figure of the happiness of love, and its fragrance a figure of the longing of love. It is only in the language of flowers that Shulamith makes ...

Google previewCommentary on The Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes (2008)

by Franz Delitzsch

There, in Bethany, the love which is willing to sacrifice all expressed itself in the nard; here, the nard is a figure of the happiness of love, and its fragrance a figure of the longing of love. It is only in the language of flowers that Shulamith makes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible (1833)

Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects, Trees, Plants, Flowers, Gums and Precious Stones, Mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. Collected from the Best Authorities, and Alphabetically Arranged by Thaddeus Mason Harris

-iu nard. By this was meant a highly aromatic plant growing in the Indies, called " nardostachys," by Diosco- rides and Galen ; from which was made the very valuable extract or unguent, or favourite perfume, used at the ancient baths and feasts ...

Google previewThe Popular and critical Bible encyclopædia and Scriptural dictionary (1911)

fully defining and explaining all religious terms, including biographical, geographical, historical, archæological and doctrinal themes : superbly illustrated with over 600 maps and engravings by Samuel Fallows (bp.)

Such substances must necessarily have been costly when the means of communication Nard. were defective, and the gains of the successful...

That the nard or vipSos was of great value we learn from the New Testament (Mark xiv:3).

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (1993)

by Hans Kurath, Robert E. Lewis

a1450 Macer 61 : Take nard of Fraunce and wermode, stampe hem to-gidre and resolue hem or tempe hem with mulsa.

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Nard Meaning

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Scrabble value of N1A1R1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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