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nard

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Pronunciation: /nɑːd
 
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Definition of nard in English:

noun

The Himalayan spikenard (plant).
Example sentences
  • Though nard is now rare on the shelves of the western perfumer, its name stood for centuries as an evocation of the perfume of the lost Garden of Eden.
  • As with kinamon, it also appears in Shir HaShirim, originates in India and gave its name to the same spice in English - in this case "nard" or "spikenard".

Origin

late Old English, via Latin from Greek nardos; related to Sanskrit nalada, narada.

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