Masoa means "Arrowroot" in Samoan. This plant is cultivated extensively and when sufficiently grown, the roots are scraped and pounded and mixed with water and formed into round balls which are used as occasion demands. This food is mainly fed to children and invalids and is highly farinaceous.

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