Definition of aruhe
: the edible, starchy rhizome of a bracken fern (Pteridium esculentum) Over time, with a growing population, the most important native food plant for the Maori was the root of the aruhe, a bracken fern (Pteridium esculentum). — Simon D. Pollard, Natural History, May 2011
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Origin and Etymology of aruhe
borrowed from Maori
First Known Use: circa 1843
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