bamboo bamboo  /bæm ˈbu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles
  2. (n) woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture

Usage(s):

  1. At least Lee convinced Yuen of the need for the big bamboo scene.
  2. He was dropped into the middle of thick bamboo forest, making him the first giant panda bred in captivity to be released by Chinese scientists into the wild.
  3. One town's rise from bamboo-forested backwater to manufacturing power shows why China is so formidable.

News

  1. Another LI town considers bamboo ban

    BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) - Another Long Island government may move to regulate hard-to-control bamboo plants. NBC New York ( http://bit.ly/16fkHKT ) says the Babylon proposal would ban new bamboo plantings.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  2. Another L.I. Town Considers a Bamboo Ban

    Another Long Island town has taken aim at bamboo, proposing both a ban on new plantings and fines of up to $500 a day for property owners who don't stop existing bamboo plants from spreading onto a...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC New York

  3. Babylon Mulls Bamboo Restrictions, $500 A Day Fines

    Another Long Island community is proposing restrictions on the planting of bamboo, and recommending stiff fines for violators.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS New York

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Quotes

  1. "The evolution of this unique dietary specialization probably took millions of years to refine. Our new discovery shows the great time depth of this unique bamboo-eating specialization in pandas. Thus, pandas have been 'uniquely pandas' for many...
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Russell Ciochon Source: China Daily

  2. "I've played four rounds of golf since Phoenix," Azinger said. "I haven't really practiced much. I don't know why. My desire to play well is still there, but my commitment to get it done isn't. I'm ready to start drinking out of a bamboo cup...
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Paul Azinger Source: KSTP.com

  3. "When you score 15 runs, you don't expect the tying run to be at the plate in the ninth," Hargrove said. "It's like someone's sticking bamboo shoots under your fingernails."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Mike Hargrove Source: Forbes

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