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bamboo shoots

plural noun
the young shoots produced by the rhizome of a bamboo, used as a vegetable.
Origin of bamboo shoots
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His portrait now sits inside his cage, next to bouquets and his favorite bamboo shoots.
  • We even ate our food wrapped in huge banana leaves and drank from hollowed bamboo shoots.
  • In addition to tea, some wild fungus and bamboo shoots also received certifications as being organic.

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