/ (ˈnɑːduː) /
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any of certain cloverlike ferns of the genus Marsilea, which grow in swampy areas
the spores of such a plant, used as food in Australia
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Word Origin for nardoo
C19: from a native Australian language
Words nearby nardoo
narcotics officer, narcotism, narcotize, narcotrafficking, nard, nardoo, nares, Narew, narghile, narial, nark
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How to use nardoo in a sentence
Even if we got a good supply of fish, I doubt whether we could do much work on them and the nardoo alone.
During his absence I gathered nardoo and pounded it, as Mr. Burke wished to lay in a supply in case of rain.
I also shot a crow that evening; but was in great dread that the natives would come and deprive me of the nardoo.
All day they toiled hard to prepare nardoo seed; but their small strength could not provide enough to support them.
They laid him softly within the hut, and placed at his head enough of nardoo to last him for eight days.