urd

[ oord, urd ]
/ ʊərd, ɜrd /

noun

a plant, Vigna mungo, of the legume family, widely cultivated in tropical Asia for its edible seeds and for forage.

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Also called gram, black gram .

Origin of urd

<Hindi urd, urdh, urad, uṛad,Prakrit uḍidda- a pulse

Definition for urd (2 of 2)

Urd
[ oord ]
/ ʊərd /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

See under Norn.

Origin of Urd

<Old Norse Urthr, cognate with Old English wyrd (see weird), derivative of the Germanic root of Old Norse vertha to become, German werden;see worth2
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British Dictionary definitions for urd

urd
/ (ɜːd) /

noun

black gramSee gram 2 (def. 1)

Word Origin for urd

Hindi
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