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Definition of the noun bamboo shoot

What does bamboo shoot mean as a name of something?


  1. edible young shoots of bamboo
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic words: veg / vegetable / veggie = edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    • part of: Bambusa vulgaris / common bamboo = extremely vigorous bamboo having thin-walled culms striped green and yellow

Alternative definition of the noun bamboo shoot


  1. [chiefly in plural] The edible shoot of either of several species of bamboo (especially of the genera Dendrocalamus and Phyllostachys) cooked and eaten as a vegetable in Chinese and similar cuisine


Bamboo shoot: Bamboo shoots or bamboo sprouts are the edible shoots of many bamboo species including Bambusa vulgaris and Phyllostachys edulis. They are used in numerous Asian dishes and broths. They are sold in various processed shapes, and are available in fresh, dried, and canned versions.

  • also known as Bamboo shoots, raw

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Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Gramineae A perennial plant that grows in tropical regions, the bamboo shoot is native to Asia, where it has been consumed for thousands of years. The edible parts of the plant include not only the shoots but also the ...

Google previewA Bantawa Dictionary (2003)

by Werner Winter

bamboo sprout bamboo tongs fermented young bamboo shoot (sour) green bamboo used to carry dead body ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

bambú Italy,Spain Bamboo Bambusa Botanical name Bamboo Bambusa vulgaris Botanical nameCultivated bamboo shoots Bambusprosse Germany Bamboo shoot ba mee Thailand Egg noodle bamee ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

bamboo shoot (Arundinaria, Bambusa, Dendro- calamus) The young, tender, sprouting stems of several types of bamboo that are used in Asian cooking.

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

balaodeliai balane baldpate widgeon baleine balcron balikpilalti baliste balka ballon ballotine balm Balmoral tin loaf hulnanvym ulrinlc balorinc vinegar bald bambelle bamboo shoot banugoreng bamia bamies bamya banaan banaan ...

Google previewA New Bislama Dictionary (2003)

by Terry Crowley

bamboo shoot Gru blong bambu oli save kakae. Bamboo shoots are edible. gruap ...

Google previewCambodian-English, English-Cambodian Dictionary (1990)

by Kem Sos, Lim Hak Kheang, Madeline Elizabeth Ehrman

у Ю> wild bamboo yMW bamboo shoot (п.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

the bamboo shoot can compete with other paper-yielding substances. Both in America and Europe, thousands of tons of bamboo fibre (supplied from the West Indies) have been made into excellent paper. “Efforts have been made in Brazil ...

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