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Noun: bamboo  bam'boo
  1. Woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture
  2. The hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles

Derived forms: bamboos

Type of: graminaceous plant, gramineous plant, wood

Part of: Bambuseae, tribe Bambuseae

Encyclopedia: Bamboo, Queensland