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Bahama bamboo

[from the resemblance of its tall flowering spine to bamboo; cf. BAMBOO POLE idem] n., Obs. a variety of cactus, Agave rigida: 1835 hemp manufactured from the Bahama bamboo (Journal 4). = BAMBOO, MAYPOLE 1, VANILLA

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-12-30 13:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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