the young shoots produced by the rhizome of a bamboo, used as a vegetable.
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Origin of bamboo shoots
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby bamboo shoots
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"I'd hate to take our fee in bird's-nest soup, shark's fin, bamboo-shoots salad and ya ko main," mused Mr. Tutt.Tutt and Mr. Tutt|Arthur Train