bamboo

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large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae Ailuropoda melanoleuca , coon bear , giant panda , panda , panda bear
North American bamboo Arundinaria , genus Arundinaria
hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles bamboo
edible young shoots of bamboo bamboo shoot
extremely vigorous bamboo having thin-walled culms striped green and yellow; so widely cultivated that native area is uncertain Bambusa vulgaris , common bamboo
small bamboo having thin green culms turning shining black black bamboo , kuri-chiku , Phyllostachys nigra
immense tropical southeast Asian bamboo with tough hollow culms that resemble tree trunks Dendrocalamus giganteus , giant bamboo , kyo-chiku
grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane family Graminaceae , family Gramineae , family Poaceae , Graminaceae , Gramineae , grass family , Poaceae
small bamboo of southeastern China having slender culms flexuous when young fishpole bamboo , gosan-chiku , hotei-chiku , Phyllostachys aurea
traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs gamelan
large bamboo having thick-walled culms; native of China and perhaps Japan; widely brown elsewhere giant timber bamboo , ku-chiku , madake , Phyllostachys bambusoides
bamboo sticks, fencing with kendo
form of foot torture used by the Chinese in which the victim's foot was placed between three pieces of bamboo and systematically squeezed kia quen
club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India lathee , lathi
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