HyperDic: bamboo

English > 2 senses of the word bamboo:
NOUNplantbamboothe hard woody stems of bamboo plants
plantbamboowoody tropical grass having hollow woody stems
bamboo > pronunciation
Rhymesbabu ... taboo: 8 rhymes with buw...
English > bamboo: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles.
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofbamboowoody tropical grass having hollow woody stems
English > bamboo: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningwoody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture.
Member ofBambuseae, tribe Bambuseaebamboos
Narrowerblack bamboo, kuri-chiku, Phyllostachys nigrasmall bamboo having thin green culms turning shining black
common bamboo, Bambusa vulgarisExtremely vigorous bamboo having thin-walled culms striped green and yellow
fishpole bamboo, gosan-chiku, hotei-chiku, Phyllostachys aureasmall bamboo of southeastern China having slender culms flexuous when young
giant bamboo, kyo-chiku, Dendrocalamus giganteusimmense tropical southeast Asian bamboo with tough / tough hollow culms that resemble tree trunks
giant cane, cane reed, Arundinaria giganteatall grass of southern United States growing in thickets
giant timber bamboo, madake, ku-chiku, Phyllostachys bambusoideslarge bamboo having thick-walled culms
small cane, switch cane, Arundinaria tectaSmall cane of watery or moist areas in southern United States
Broadergramineous plant, graminaceous plantcosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
SubstancesbambooThe hard woody stems of bamboo plants

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