Sentence Examples

  • The bamboo family are elegant arborescent grasses.
  • A species of bamboo is very plentiful in the river valleys and in marshy situations.
  • BAMBOO, the popular name for a tribe of grasses, Bambuseae, which are large, often tree-like, with woody stems. The stems spring from an underground root-stock and are often crowded to form dense clumps; the largest species reach 120 ft.
  • It is, however, the stem of the bamboo which is applied to the greatest variety of uses.
  • A useful and interesting account of these and their cultivation will be found in the Bamboo Garden, by A.

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