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n., The swamp fern (Ceratopteris thalictroides 🌐), an edible, somewhat succulent fern, distributed through the tropics. It grows in mud or water, as around taro patches, in tufts about 30 cm high. The fronds are triangular and are finely divided into long, narrow parts. Young fronds are eaten with fresh-water shrimps.

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s. The name of a plant sometimes eaten for food.

2. The name of a species of fish.

Hihiawai (hī'-hi-ă-wă'i), n.

/ hī'-hi-ă-wă'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The fresh sprouts of a species of fern called palai-kahawai, used as a condiment or relish with the opae-oehaa, a species of shrimp.

2. A species of shell-fish found only in fresh water streams.

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