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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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.History of Australia and New Zealand | Alexander Sutherland
They laid him softly within the hut, and placed at his head enough of nardoo to last him for eight days.History of Australia and New Zealand | Alexander Sutherland