Examples from the Web for fern root
In New Zealand the windy cold of the winters causes a need for something of a tougher fiber than the banana or the fern-root.
Gradually the potato superseded amongst them the taro and fern-root, and even to some extent the kumara.
Here he dangled his bunch of fern-root in the air as proof that his argument was not without foundation.The Treaty of Waitangi|T. Lindsay Buick
Arms they had, ammunition they could steal, and blockade was useless with enemies who live on fern-root.
With them joined the god of cultivated food, such as the kumara, and the god of food that grows wild—such as the fern-root.