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- n. The arrowhead, Sagittaria variabilis, or its edible bulbous root.
From Cree or Ojibwe. (Wiktionary)
_ One of the earliest is wapato, or duck potato, also called common Arrowleaf, or Sagittaria.
I've never heard of wapato (it's mentioned in the article) before - have you?
Posted on January 21, 2009 at 11: 43 AM by wapato reader.