bamboo shoot definition

  • noun:
    • The young shoot of certain types of the bamboo genera Dendrocalamus and Phyllostachys, sliced, cooked, and consumed as a vegetable, especially in East Asian cuisine.
    • The edible shoot of either of a number of types of bamboo (especially associated with genera Dendrocalamus and Phyllostachys) cooked and consumed as a vegetable in Chinese and similar food
    • delicious youthful shoots of bamboo
    • The youthful shoot of specific types of the bamboo genera Dendrocalamus and Phyllostachys, sliced, prepared, and consumed as a vegetable, especially in eastern Asian cuisine.
    • The delicious shoot of either of a number of species of bamboo (especially of genera Dendrocalamus and Phyllostachys) cooked and consumed as a vegetable in Chinese and comparable food
    • delicious younger propels of bamboo

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