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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 Clarkei
  2. Vanda Cruenta
  3. Vanda Scripta
  4. Vanda Storiei
  5. vanda caerulea
  6. Vanda coerulea
  7. Vanda Concolor
  8. Vanda Fasciata
  9. Vanda Gigantea
  10. Vanda tricolor
  11. Vanda Undulata
  12. Vanda Bicaudata
  13. Vanda Wightiana
  14. Vanda Batemannii

Phrases ending with the word Vanda:

  1. genus vanda
  2. Lethe Vanda
  3. Baccha Vanda
  4. Oeneis Vanda
  5. Kobrona Vanda
  6. Ocyptamus 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 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 ...

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

by William Roxburgh

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. Teling. Yellinga-wodinaka (wodinaka means parasitical) .

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 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 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 ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Vanda roxburghii R. Por. ( Orchidaceae) [syn. Vanda tesselata (Roxb.) G. Don)—vanda When bees sip nectar from these beautiful ...

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 previewA Nika-English Dictionary (1887)

by Johann Ludwig Krapf, Johannes Rebmann

Vanda rikala valakahi (in Kij., Banda lina ngia ndiani). Valala, n. (ra, pi. Ma valala ), honeycomb. Valamu, adj. ( = Vaalamu). Vatu hiva ni valamu. Valavala, v.a. See Vara. To crave, to hunger. N'enda ni- kavalevale mudzere wa pania ludzagani.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

VANDA, Br.: Gen. PL, III., tf8. [916 ; Orchide*. Vanda Roxburghii, R. Br.,- FL Br. Ind ., VI., 52; Wight, Ic, t. Syn. — Cymbidium tesselloides, Roxb.; C. tessellatum, Swartz.; EPIDENDRUM TESSELLATUM, Roxb. ; /ERIDES TESSELLATUM, Wight .

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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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