Examples of bamboo in a Sentence
Bamboo grows in the grove near the house.
We cut down some bamboos.
Recent Examples of bamboo from the Web
The curator has embedded this trove within what is essentially a second exhibition that traces bamboo’s presence through folding screens, ink paintings, porcelain, netsuke, kimonos and more.
Set amid a rainforest full of bamboo, eucalyptus and orchids, the waterfall features a jaw-dropping 442-foot cascade.
The gel foams on application to wash away dirt and grime, while a blend of bamboo and pumice exfoliates dead skin.
Miller purchased his first skis and bamboo poles at age 15 for $2 — money earned delivering newspapers.
By removing such non-native species as the salt cedar shrub and large Arundo grass, which is similar to bamboo, Hernandez said the project will improve water flow in the creek and reduce fire-prone brush hazards.
The windows have bamboo shades that require tying off on a cleat — no remote control in this cottage!
Top each bowl with half the corn, green onions, and, if using, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, and egg half.
Men dressed as samurai invite tourists and community members to sweep away dust using 24-foot-long stalks of bamboo with leaves still intact.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bamboo.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of bamboo
First Known Use: 1586See Words from the same year
BAMBOO Defined for English Language Learners
BAMBOO Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bamboo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).