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Ard, ARD, Ards or ARDS may refer to:


  • Ard (plough) or scratch-plough, a type of plough consisting of a simple spike dragged through the soil
  • Ard, alternate name of Arad, Iran, a city in Fars Province
  • Ard, a son of Benjamin in the Bible: see List of minor Biblical figures: Ard
  • Ard., abbreviation in scientific literature for botanist Pietro Arduino
  • Ard, a character in the 1981 film Heavy Metal
  • -ard, a surname element originating from the British Isles, representing a connection to the Arndt clan. Often found following the nasal consonant "n," producing the common "-nard" terminating syllable found in many Scottish, Irish, and Welsh surnames.