Definition of bamboo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bamboo

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌbæmˈbu//
 
[countable, uncountable](pl. bamboos)
 
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a tall tropical plant that is a member of the grass family and has hard hollow stems that are used for making furniture, poles, etc. a bamboo grove a bamboo chair bamboo shoots (= young bamboo plants that can be eaten)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bamboo