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Definition of bamboo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

bamboo

noun
/ˌbæmˈbu/ bamboo pronunciation American
[countable, uncountable] plural bamboos
 
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 grovea bamboo chairbamboo shoots (= young bamboo plants that can be eaten)