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bamboo
American English: /bæmˈbu/
British English: /bamˈbuː/

Translation of bamboo in Spanish:

noun plural bamboos

  • 1 uncountable and countable (plant)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 uncountable (stems)
    caña (feminine) de bambú
    bambú (masculine)
    (before noun) (furniture)
    de bambú
    Example sentences
    • 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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