The Himalayan spikenard (plant).
More 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".
late Old English, via Latin from Greek nardos; related to Sanskrit nalada, narada.
Definition of nard in:
- The US English dictionary