Definition of bamboo shoot in English:

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bamboo shoot

Pronunciation: /ˈˌbamˈbo͞o SHo͞ot/


A young shoot of bamboo, eaten as a vegetable.
Example sentences
  • A single mushroom can sell for nearly $400; one peach, $25; a bamboo shoot, $38; two eggs, $12 and you can get square watermelons grown that way to make them easier to stack for $200.
  • It takes only about 14 days for a bamboo shoot to turn into a tall tree.
  • At lunch time, chefs from Anji will prepare a healthy bamboo shoot feast, where 100 dishes will be available to choose from.

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Syllabification: bam·boo shoot

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