And the people told the chiefs that they could not live on fern root and fight the soldiers at the same time.
She set the cup down before him, and he promptly dipped a fern root into it; then started back with a cry of dismay.
We cut open the baskets, some of which were full of roasted flesh, and others of fern root, which serves them for bread.
Another beautiful form of secondary deposit is seen in the fern root.
Apopo ake ka kainga e te Ariki te roi o tana tamaiti, the fern root of the tuatanga is eaten by the father.
They finished every crumb of the bread and enjoyed it, but on the whole agreed that fern root tasted nicer.