Whangee meaning

wăng-gē', hwăng'-
Any of several Asian bamboos of the genus Phyllostachys.
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A walking stick made from the woody stem of any of these bamboos.
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Any of various related Chinese and Japanese bamboos (genus Phyllostachys)
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A walking stick of whangee.
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Any of over forty Asian grasses of the genus Phyllostachys, a genus of bamboos, hardy evergreen plants from Japan, China and the Himalayas with woody stems sometimes used to make canes and umbrella handles.
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A cane made from whangee wood.
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Origin of whangee

  • Ultimately from Mandarin huáng lí (or a kindred Chinese dialectal word) huáng yellow (from Middle Chinese xfiuaŋ) lamb's quarters (from Middle Chinese liaj)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Mandarin 黃藜 (huánglí).
    From Wiktionary