Definitions starting with B

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bamboo

(Andros, Long); bamboo mast, bamboo raft (Andros); bamboo pole (Inagua); bamboo sisal (San Sal., Mayag.); bamboo tree (Adelaide) [from the resemblance of its tall flowering spike to bamboo] n. a cactus, Agave rigida: 1905 bamboo tree (Shattuck 228a). Rub the bamboo leaves on your clothes till you get sud (Nassau). = BAHAMA BAMBOO, MAYPOLE 1, VANILLA

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-04 15:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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