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bamboo shoots

plural noun
1.
the young shoots produced by the rhizome of a bamboo, used as a vegetable.
Origin of bamboo shoots
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • He digs peanut butter out of bamboo shoots and sucks on frozen hemp milk and munches on mangoes and sweet potatoes and grapes.

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