bamboo shoots

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plural noun

the young shoots produced by the rhizome of a bamboo, used as a vegetable.

Nearby words

  1. bambocciata,
  2. bamboo,
  3. bamboo curtain,
  4. bamboo hair,
  5. bamboo network,
  6. bamboo turning,
  7. bamboo ware,
  8. bamboozle,
  9. ban,
  10. ban-lon

Origin of bamboo shoots

First recorded in 1885–90

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Examples from the Web for bamboo shoots

  • "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