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.
Ever since the bamboo shoots turned spotty-brown he had been looking forward to the morning when the smells should change.
I pick it up and place mouth tenderly against unpolished bamboo hole, and then from bamboo shoot pour out my soul.
In addition, the local community also holds the Bamboo Shoot Festival at Lishan Farmers Square every summer.
The expo will carry out four themes, namely: Bamboo in Shelter and Structure featuring bamboo huts and FUs Studio Damgo construction; Bamboo as Food with Dumaguete City Agriculture Office to present its programs on how to use dabong or bamboo shoot in processing food; Bamboo as a Green Transport featuring the Bayaw-Ani bamboo bikes of Bayawan City; and Bamboo in the Arts and Crafts showcasing souvenir items and bamboo-based music instruments.
The bear, which served as the symbolic animal of Russia, was a gift from the Russian APEC contingent, while the bamboo shoot, which represents overcoming adversity, was given by the Vietnamese group.
There I was shown how to strip a bamboo shoot so a panda could eat it.
The results demonstrate that: i) the trials bamboo shoot diet provides giant pandas with sufficient and readily digestible, energy and crude protein; ii) the lipid (in low content) was efficiently utilized by giant pandas; and iii) the digestibility of fiber was very low in giant pandas.
The presence of high content of protein, amino acids, minerals, fibre, carbohydrates, and low fat makes the bamboo shoot one of the widely acclaimed nutrient rich food items.
50), a southern hot and sour curry with pork and shrimp paste, green bean, bamboo shoot, aubergine and sweet potato, kept Dickie happy, while Fusspot devoured his gan kiew wan (pounds 7.
And the May 2011 Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety published a review of modern bamboo shoot research, reporting nutritional benefits due to the presence of cholesterol-lowering phytosterols and polyphenols, which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
The answer was usually: "No, the female is still on her back eating a bamboo shoot.