The rooms are cold and the bamboo sticks are infused with aromas; each room exudes a different Japanese scent.
He digs peanut butter out of bamboo shoots and sucks on frozen hemp milk and munches on mangoes and sweet potatoes and grapes.
He constructs a water pump out of coconut cups, and uses halved lengths of bamboo to create gutters for sewage.
1590s, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, earlier mambu (16c.), probably from Malay samambu, though some suspect this is itself an imported word.