nard definition

  • noun:
    • See spikenard.
    • A flowering plant associated with the Valerian household that expands in the Himalayas of China, used as a perfume, an incense, a sedative, and an herbal medication believed to combat sleeplessness, flatulence, birth problems, along with other minor afflictions.
    • A fragrant oil previously a lot prized from the plant.
    • American 1980s slang word for testicles, equal to balls or peanuts. Sample: The soccer baseball struck me right in the nards!
    • An East Indian plant (Nardostachys Jatamansi) associated with the Valerian family members, utilized from remote ages in Oriental perfumery.
    • An ointment ready partially with this plant. See Spikenard.
    • a type of lawn (Nardus stricta) of small price, present in European countries and Asia.
    • A plant: just like spikenard. See Nardostachys.
    • An aromatic unguent prepared from this plant.
    • identical to mat-grass, 2. See in addition Nardus.
    • A European plant, Valeriana Celtica, formerly used in medication; additionally, one of other types of valerian.
    • an aromatic cream utilized in antiquity
  • others:
    • To anoint with nard.

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