whangee

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noun whan·gee \hwaŋ-ˈē, waŋ-, -ˈgē\

Definition of whangee

  1. 1 :  the wood of any of several Asian bamboos (genus Phyllostachys)

  2. 2 :  a walking stick or riding crop of whangee

Origin and Etymology of whangee

probably modification of Chinese (Beijing) huáng bamboo


First Known Use: 1790



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