Translation of bamboo in Spanish:

bamboo

Pronunciation: /bæmˈbuː/

noun/nombre (plural -boos)

  • 1.1 u and c (plant) bambú (masculine)
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    • Grasses, sedges and bamboos are grown mostly for their foliage and anything that enhances that effect is worth having.
    • The towering banana trees, giant bamboos and coconut palms were surrounded by endless varieties of smaller plants and flowers.
    • His slides showed examples of phormium, umbellifors, ferns and grasses, such as yuccas, angelica, tree ferns, bamboos and pampas grass.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (stems) (caña (feminine) de) bambú (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [furniture] de bambú
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    • Sometimes, the placing and spacing requires a bit of thought, so I poke in small bamboo canes where I want plants to go.
    • The neighboring village of Bona is also known as a major producer of bamboo furniture and basketry.
    • We also organise festivals to popularise bamboo furniture and local art forms.

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