how to pronounce bamboo

bæmb

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meanings of bamboo

noun:

  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.

verb:

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

adjective:

  1. Made of the wood of the bamboo.

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