nardoo


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nardoo

(ˈnɑːduː)
n
1. (Plants) any of certain cloverlike ferns of the genus Marsilea, which grow in swampy areas
2. (Cookery) the spores of such a plant, used as food in Australia
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Noun1.nardoo - Australian clover fernnardoo - Australian clover fern    
clover fern, pepperwort - any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets
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Giant marsupials that bounded across the landscape; limes shaped like fingers; flour nardoo made from a fern.
30 we were in a fine basin to the south-west of Mount Gnarr, where, in a shallow catchment, we found water, with Cane-grass and Nardoo.
Nardoo, lily, acacia and cycad seeds were collected and ground into flour (Isaacs 2002).
The best educational simulations, such as Exploring the Nardoo (http://learningteam.
There are also examples of IMM materials such as Investigating Lake Iluka (Harper, Hedberg, & Whelan, 1998) and Exploring the Nardoo (Hedberg et al.