Definition of Nardoo

1. Noun. Australian clover fern.

Exact synonyms: Common Nardoo, Marsilea Drummondii, Nardo
Generic synonyms: Clover Fern, Pepperwort



Definition of Nardoo

1. n. An Australian name for Marsilea Drummondii, a four-leaved cryptogamous plant, sometimes used for food.

Definition of Nardoo

1. Noun. (Australia) ''Marsilea drummondii'', a four-leaved cryptogamous plant sometimes used for food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nardoo

1. an Australian fern [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nardoo

1. An Australian name for Marsilea Drummondii, a four-leaved cryptogamous plant, sometimes used for food. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nardoo

narcotization
narcotize
narcotized
narcotizes
narcotizing
narcotraffic
narcotrafficker
narcotraffickers
narcs
nardcore
narded
nardine
narding
nardo
nardoo (current term)
nardoos
nards
nardus
nare
nares
nargery
narghile
narghiles
narghily
nargile
nargileh
nargilehs
nargiles
nargilies

Literary usage of Nardoo

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1. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1894)
"nardoo was first encountered in quantity near Lake ... I found also that nardoo did not grow in'permanent water nor in swamps; it was no more a water-plant ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The explorers Burke and Wills vainly sought the means of sustaining life by eating flour made from the spore- cases of nardoo. ..."

3. The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand: From the by William Howitt (1865)
"—nardoo bread.—Bury part of their provisions and return to ... Rapidly sink on the nardoo food.—Burke and King set out to Cnd the natives. ..."

4. Robert O'Hara Burke and the Australian Exploring Expedition of 1860 by Andrew Jackson (1862)
"The Natives visit Mr. Burke's Gunyah—A Fire breaks out—Mr. Wills rejoins the party—They are reduced to subsist on nardoo —Become gradually more and more ..."

5. Natives of Australia by Northcote Whitridge Thomas (1906)
"Cannibalism, food, ceremonial, magical. Moths, grubs as food. Honey. Fermented liquors. Water-finding. Cultivation of plants. nardoo, zamia nuts, yams, etc. ..."

6. The Exploration of Australia by Albert Frederick Calvert (1901)
"... no writing apparent; pages 22 and 23 contain a memorandum of stores, but without any particular reference to time and place.] The nardoo Plant. ..."

7. The Trooper Police of Australia: A Record of Mounted Police Work in the by Arthur Lincoln Haydon (1911)
"... of blunders—Burke, Wills and King in the bush—Among the blacks—nardoo—Burke and Wills succumb— Howitt finds King—Other expeditions—Frederick Walker, ..."

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