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bamboo

noun [U or C] uk   us   /bæmˈbuː/
a tall tropical grass with hard, hollow stems, or the stems of this plant: Use bamboo canes to support tomato plants.
Translations of “bamboo”
in Arabic نَبات الخَيْزران…
in Korean 대나무…
in Malaysian buluh…
in French bambou…
in Turkish bambu, kamış…
in Italian bambù…
in Chinese (Traditional) 竹, 竹竿…
in Russian бамбук…
in Polish bambus…
in Vietnamese cây tre…
in Spanish bambú…
in Portuguese bambu…
in Thai ต้นไผ่, ไม้ไผ่…
in German der Bambus…
in Catalan bambú…
in Japanese 竹…
in Indonesian bambu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 竹, 竹竿…
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