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Definition of the noun vanda

What does vanda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: vandas

  1. any of numerous showy orchids of the genus Vanda having many large flowers in loose racemes
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: orchid / orchidaceous plant = any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
    • more specific terms: Vanda caerulea / blue orchid = famous orchid of northern India having large pale to deep lilac-blue flowers
    • member of: genus Vanda = genus of showy epiphytic orchids of Himalayas to Malaysia


  1. Vanda a.k.a. Wanda Curtis is a Hungarian former pornographic actress who entered the industry in around 1997.
  2. Vanda a.k.a. Judith Kostner is a pornographic actress.
  3. Vanda a.k.a. Ashley Bond is an actress.
  4. Vanda a.k.a. Vanda Hudson was an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Vanda Lago, Harry Vanda, Vanda Barra, Vanda Boban, Vanda Dupre, Vanda Ninic, Vanda Pelly, Vanda Perna, Vanda Svarc, Vanda Tuzzi and many others.


Vanda a.k.a. VANDA. is a musical group, webpage.

  • albums: "Unreleased", "Artichoque", "Why Do We Stare, Even When We Don't Want To?", "On the Tip of a Leaf"
  • official website:


  1. Vanda is a fictional character from the 2002 film The Bubble.
  2. Vanda is a fictional character from the 2005 film Femeia visurilor.
  3. Vanda, a widow is a fictional character from the film Past and Present.
  4. Vanda is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell.
  5. Vanda is a fictional character from the 1989 film Kuarup.
  6. Vanda is a fictional character from the 2007 film A Stem.
  7. Vanda is a fictional character from the 1973 film To Live on Love.
  8. Vanda is a fictional character from the 2013 film Venus in Fur.
  9. Vanda is a fictional film character.


"Vanda" is a grand opera in five acts by Antonín Dvořák. The Czech libretto was written by Václav Beneš-Šumavský and František Zákrejs after a work by Julian Surzycki.


Vanda a.k.a. Wanda Language: Wanda is a Bantu language of Tanzania.

Phrases with Vanda

Phrases starting with the word Vanda:

  1. vanda caerulea
  2. Vanda coerulea
  3. Vanda Gigantea
  4. Vanda tricolor
  5. Vanda Undulata
  6. Vanda Bicaudata
  7. Vanda Batemannii
  8. Vanda Lindleyana
  9. Vanda Vietnamica
  10. Vanda Lissochiloides

Phrases ending with the word Vanda:

  1. genus vanda
  2. Lethe Vanda
  3. Baccha Vanda
  4. Oeneis Vanda
  5. Kobrona Vanda
  6. Ocyptamus Vanda
  7. Gymnognathus Vanda
  8. Lethe Sinorix Vanda
  9. Species Lethe Vanda
  10. Species Baccha Vanda

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vanda

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Google previewOrchids of Asia (2005)

by Eng-Soon Teoh

Genus: Vanda Vanda is the Sanskrit name given to the orchids of Bengal. Today, it is the generic name of some 50 species which...

Vanda are monopodial orchids. A well grown strap-leaf Vanda is a majestic specimen, tall ...

Google previewCurtis's Botanical Magazine (1835)

* Vanda is the Hindoo name, according to Sir WILLIAM.

Google previewFlora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants (1832)

by William Roxburgh, William Carey

Vanda is the Sanscrit name. Sir William Jones thought this the general term for all Parasitic plants. Compare with Loranthus longiflorus, and also with falcatus. Willd . Bd oLet /HA C <5U Teling. Yellinga-wodinaka (wodinaka means parasitical.) ...

Google previewThe Orchid Whisperer (2012)

Expert Secrets for Growing Beautiful Orchids by Bruce Rogers

For example, if you live in southern Florida, a vanda is an outdoor growing orchid, but if you live in ...

Google previewPolyglot Cinema (2010)

Migration and Transcultural Narration in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain by Verena Berger, Miya Komori

The fact that Vanda is the daughter of immigrants is not even directly acknowledged; on the ...

Google previewBaby Names Now (2002)

From Classic to Cool--The Very Last Word on First Names by Linda Rosenkrantz, Pamela Redmond Satran

VALDA, VANDA, and VARDA. Three names with different roots but a similar, occultish aura. Valda is from the German, meaning "the heroine of a battle," Vanda is a variant of Wanda, and Varda, which means "rose" in Hebrew, is widely used in ...

Google preview1001 Questions Answered about Flowers (1996)

by Norman Taylor

Vanda is a native name, and the plants need a greenhouse kept at 70°-80°F. during the day and not below 60° at night. Ill. EASTERN ...

Google previewMicrobial Ecosystems of Antarctica (2004)

by Warwick F. Vincent

in Lake Vanda is the role of the benthic cyanobacterial mats. It is likely that there is a tight recycling of nutrients within these mixed assemblages of phototrophs and ...

Google previewPharmacographia Indica (1893)

by William Dymock

Vanda is a general name in Sanskrit and the vernaculars for parasitic plants ; other ♢Sanskrit names for these plants are Vrikshadani and Vrikshartiha " growing on trees." They are further distinguished by the addition of the names of the tree ...

Google previewA Handbook of the Trees, Shrubs and Herbaceous Plants, Growing in the Madras Agri-Horitcultural Society's Gardens and Neighbourhood of Madras (1866)

Arranged According to the Natural System by Robert N. Brown, J. J. Wood

VANDA, (R. Br.) Vanda is the Sanscrit name of the original species of this genus. 853. V. noxsunenn, (R. Br.) Roxburgh's Vanda. A splendid species, remarkable for its finely tessellated petals; is. found epiphytical on trees, especially on the ...

Google previewThe Phytologist (1851)

A Popular Botanical Miscellany by George Luxford, Edward Newman

Vanda is a genus of orchidaceous plants, with noble evergreen foliage, fine vigorous habit, and splendid fragrant blossoms. ' On the Construction and Uses of Hygrometers ; by E. J. Lowe, Esq., F.R.A.S., &c.' ' Pomegranates in Beloochistan ...

Google previewBotanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny (1894)

by Gustave Guttenberg

Vanda is the Indian name. The plants of this tribe are mostly epiphytal, that is growing upon trees ; many of them belong to tropical America and Asia, few to Africa. One of the distinctions between this tribe and the Epidendrae is that in the latter ...

Google previewHenderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture (1910)

by Peter Henderson

Vanda is the Sanscrit name of the original species of this genus ...

Google previewA pocket botanical dictionary, by J. Paxton assisted by prof. Lindley (1868)

by Joseph Paxton (sir.), John Lindley

Vanda is the Sanscrit name of the original species of this genus.

Google previewThe 1900 Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Vanda — continued. Fia. 745. Flower op Vanda Hookeuiana. V. Boxallii (Boxall'sl A name applied to varieties of V. cceruleaceiui and V. lamellata, V. brunnea ( brown), jl. olive-brown on the inner surface, about as large as those *>f V. concolor ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Vanda coerulea, particularly popular hecause of its hlue colour, has heen used for cross hreeding. Vanda x rothschildiana is a cross hetween coerulea and Vanda sanderia- na. Unfortunately these plants are not suitahle for the ordinary living ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Vanda—continued. Vanda—continued. conical, acute. July.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: T to Z, and Supplement (1889)

by George Nicholson

Vanda—continued. V. Gowerae (Gower's). A garden name for V. undulam. V. Grlfllthll (Griffith's). 11. yellow, brown, and lilac, much mailer than those of V. criutala (which this species resembles); sepals linear-oblon , recurved; petals ecuminate ...

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Small photo of Beautiful blossom orange vanda orchidsSmall photo of Macro Purple Vanda OrchidSmall photo of Beautiful Vanda purple orchid in gardenSmall photo of Beautiful Vanda yellow orchid in gardenSmall photo of A stem of orange colored orchids in a green outdoor park. The flower is known as Orange Ascocentrum, which is a hybrid cultivar of the Vanda Tessellata.Small photo of A stem of orange colored orchids in a green outdoor park. The flower is known as Orange Ascocentrum, which is a hybrid cultivar of the Vanda Tessellata.Small photo of Red vanda orchid in Thailand. More...

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Scrabble value of V4A1N1D2A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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