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fern root

noun
  1. another name for aruhe
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Historical Examples

  • The powder of fern-root seems to be of no use, as recommended by M. Noufflier.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II

    Erasmus Darwin

  • So he answered truly, 'By the stroke of a fern-root only can I be slain.

  • Some fern-root was shown to me which in scarce seasons is used by the natives as bread.

  • Cut a fern-root slantwise, and you'll see a picture of an oak-tree: the more perfect, the luckier chance for you.

  • Meat and vegetable food, such as fern-root, was broiled over the fire, but boiling in a vessel was unknown.