whangee

noun
whan·​gee | \ (h)waŋ-ˈē How to pronounce whangee (audio) , -ˈgē How to pronounce whangee (audio) \

Definition of whangee

1 : the wood of any of several Asian bamboos (genus Phyllostachys)
2 : a walking stick or riding crop of whangee

First Known Use of whangee

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for whangee

probably modification of Chinese (Beijing) huáng bamboo

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The first known use of whangee was in 1776

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“Whangee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whangee. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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