bamboo shoot

noun

Definition of bamboo shoot

: one of the young expanding buds from the rhizome of bamboo cut as soon as it appears above ground and used as a vegetable especially in Asian cuisine

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“Bamboo shoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bamboo%20shoot. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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