Nard, n. [AS., fr. L. nardus, Gr. na`rdos; cf. Heb. nêrd, Per. nard, Scr. nalada.].
An East Indian plant (Nardostachys Jatamansi) of the Valerian family, used from remote ages in Oriental perfumery. [1913 Webster]
An ointment prepared partly from this plant. See Spikenard
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A kind of grass (Nardus stricta) of little value, found in Europe and Asia. [1913 Webster]