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  1. A member of the British military or British East India Company who spent so much time in Indonesia, India, or Malaysia that they never went back home.
  2. A grass of the Poaceae family, characterised by its woody, hollow, round, straight, jointed stem, all of which are in the Bambuseae tribe.
  3. A didgeridoo.
  4. The wood of the bamboo plant as a material or cane.


  1. To paint (furniture, etc.) to give it the appearance of bamboo.
  2. To penetrate sexually.
  3. To flog with a bamboo cane.


  1. Made of the wood of the bamboo.

words with similar pronunciation

The similarity is measured in the number of changed sounds (added, deleted, or replaced) between two transcriptions.

shampoo/ʃəmpˈu/, 2 changes.
bimbo/bˈɪmboʊ/, 2 changes.
baboon/bəbˈun/, 2 changes.
amaze/əmˈɛɪz/, 3 changes.
bump/bˈʌmp/, 3 changes.
bizarre/bəzˈɑɹ/, 3 changes.
chemise/ʃəmˈiz/, 3 changes.
beamed/bˈimd/, 3 changes.
amuse/əmjˈuz/, 3 changes.
bazaar/bəzˈɑɹ/, 3 changes.

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