how to pronounce bonsai

bənsaɪ

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meanings of bonsai

noun:

  1. The art of planting and growing trees or plants in such a manner.
  2. A tree or plant that has been miniaturized by planting it in a small pot, restricting its roots, and by careful pruning.

verb:

  1. To make into a bonsai by restricting the roots and pruning.

interjection:

  1. Misspelling of banzai.

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