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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 Vanda in their name, like Vanda Lago, Harry Vanda, Vanda Barra, Vanda Boban, Vanda Dupre, Vanda Ninic, Vanda Pelly, Vanda Svarc, Vanda Arányi, Vanda Duarte 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 tricolor
  4. Vanda Coerulea Delicata
  5. Vanda Coerulea Rogersii
  6. Vanda Coerulea Luwangalba

Phrases ending with the word Vanda:

  1. genus vanda
  2. Baccha Vanda
  3. Oeneis Vanda
  4. Ocyptamus Vanda
  5. Species Ocyptamus Vanda

Other phrases containing the word Vanda:

  1. species Vanda coerulea
  2. species Vanda tricolor
  3. Form Vanda Coerulea Delicata
  4. Form Vanda Coerulea Luwangalba
  5. Variety Vanda Coerulea Rogersii

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 previewEva (1842)

A True Story of Light and Darkness ; The Ill-omened Marriage, Other Tales & Poems ; and The Pilgrims of the Rhine by Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton

But Vanda is a Hero's child , The Mother of a Hero's land; ~ They saw not — when the Martyr smil'd , And, calm, resigned the plighted hand, — They saw not how, that smile below , Realms fairer than Sarmatia lay , " “Raum ist in der kleinsten ...

Google previewPaxton's Botanical Dictionary (1868)

Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of All Plants Known in Britain; with a Full Explanation of Technical Terms. New Ed. Including All the New Plants Up to the Present Year by Sir Joseph Paxton

Vanda is the Sanscrit name ...

Google previewCurtis's Botanical Magazine (1835)

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

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 previewRelative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture (2006)

Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture by Rachel Devlin

Paul Vanda is a self-confessed failure as a father ...

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 previewHenderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture (1890)

by Peter Henderson

Vanda is the Sanscrit name of the ' original species of ...

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 (-wotlinaka means parasitical.) ...

Google previewThe Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser (1875)

The Vanda is a most gorgeous genus of epiphytal orchids, found mostly in tropical Asia, The shape of the flowers, and the distinct markings of them, make them the most attractive epephytes in cultivation. One of the best, if not the very best, ...

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 previewMountains of Madness: (2001)

A Scientist's Odyssey in Antarctica by Tim Bowden, John Long

Lake Vanda is a stratified lake. The denser layers of salt and chemical-rich waters at the bottom have a higher temperature due to the magnifying glass effect of the four-meter thick ice sheet over the top of the lake. During times of high ...

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

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

Vanda — continued. V. Roxburghii unicolor (one-coloured). A synonym of V. eonoolar. Vanda — continued. V. s. Veitohii (Veitch's).* 4. very strongly scented ; segments cinnamon-yellow, with very dark spots, pinkish on the edges ; middle lobe ...

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 Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by John Garrett, James William Helenus Trail

Vanda — continued. Fio. 745. Flower ok Vanda Hookeriana. V. Boxallii (Boxall's). V. ccerulescem and V. lai A name applied to varieties of eltata. V. brunnea ( brown). Jl. olive-brown on the inner surface, about as large as those of V. concolor; ...

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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Fishing boat Vanda at Timaru


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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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