2. An ointment prepared partly from this plant. See Spikenard.

3. (Bot.) A kind of grass (Nardus stricta) of little value, found in Europe and Asia.

(Nard"ine) a. [L. nardinus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to nard; having the qualities of nard.

(||Nar*doo") n. (Bot.) An Australian name for Marsilea Drummondii, a four-leaved cryptogamous plant, sometimes used for food.

(Nare) n. [L. naris.] A nostril. [R.] B. Jonson.

(||Na"res) n. pl. [L., pl. of naris nostril.] (Anat.) The nostrils or nasal openings, — the anterior nares being the external or proper nostrils, and the posterior nares, the openings of the nasal cavities into the mouth or pharynx.

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