bamboo shoot


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bamboo shoot

n.
The young shoot of certain species of bamboo, sliced, cooked, and eaten as a vegetable, especially in East Asian cuisine.

bamboo′ shoot`


n.
the young shoot produced by the rhizome of a bamboo, used as a vegetable.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bamboo shoot - edible young shoots of bamboobamboo shoot - edible young shoots of bamboo  
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Bambusa vulgaris, common bamboo - extremely vigorous bamboo having thin-walled culms striped green and yellow; so widely cultivated that native area is uncertain
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Her forte seemed to be salads, and she astonished him with the deliciousness of a salad made from young bamboo shoots.
There I was shown how to strip a bamboo shoot so a panda could eat it.
More precisely, it aims to transform the highly polluting and resource-consuming edible bamboo shoot industry into a sustainable value chain.
I don't sell other variety but only U-Marok and bamboo shoot," said Shangkai, a trader.
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Then followed the only non-pink dish of the night, wakame to takenoko no o-suimono, a light but intensely-flavoured clear seaweed broth with fresh bamboo shoot -- again, at its seasonal peak.
For the bamboo shoot tempura: In pot, place Coca-Cola[R],
Dietary survey showed that the people of these areas consume cyanogenic plant food containing goitrogenic/antithyroid substances as vegetables as well as they also consume bamboo shoot and its products regularly as common food items.
ANY adults who think they've drawn the short bamboo shoot if they have to take youngsters to watch this animated tale of a plump bear with a heart as big as his belly won't need to grin and bear it.
In addition to the paper pulp industries, the potential of bamboo on other large-scale industries like bamboo shoot processing, bamboo based boards, flooring boards, furniture, new uses in building and road construction, etc.