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1. (noun) gully fern, Pneumatopteris pennigera - tufted native ground fern, sometimes forming a short thin trunk. Its brown-stalked, pale, dark-veined fronds have 15-30 pairs of long, round-notched leaflets. Common in damp forest gullies.

2. (noun) winged grasshopper, Locusta migratoria.

Ko ēnei o rātou e kainga e koutou; ko te māwhitiwhiti, me ngā mea e rite ana ki a ia, me te tātarakihi, me ngā mea e rite ana ki a ia, me te pākauroharoha, me ngā mea e rite ana ki a ia, me te koeke, me ngā mea e rite ana ki a ia (PT Rewitikuha 11:22). / Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

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