common bamboo


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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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In literature:

It is of fi'-ka bamboo, is made commonly in Bontoc and Samoki, and occasionally in Tulubin.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
The most common trap is made from a section of bamboo in one side of which a spring is inserted.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
The bamboo continues common, as well as Pandanus, Pterocarpus marsupium, Bombax, Diospyros ebenum, which are the most common trees.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Mr. McGrath had a common bamboo cane, a battered old reel, and the value of his outfit might be generously estimated at half a dollar.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118" by Various
They make gunpowder, and it is a common sport among the young boys to fire it out of bamboos.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
With reasonable care, bamboo poles will outlast common lumber.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
The most common instrument is the bamboo violin.
"Negritos of Zambales" by William Allan Reed
Azaleas, laurels, and tiny clumps of bamboos, are the most common plants to be seen in these charming little spots of greenery.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
Azaleas, laurels, and tiny clumps of bamboos are the most common plants to be seen.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Cocoanut shells and hollow bamboo stalks are the common vessels.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
They write commonly on strips of bamboo, scratching the letters.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
For staking Orchids, bamboo canes are preferable to common deal-wood sticks.
"Orchids" by James O'Brien
A common object on the low sky-line of Indian towns of the plain is a light bamboo lattice about six feet square on the top of a tall bamboo pole.
"Beast and Man in India" by John Lockwood Kipling
The frame is composed of round and split bamboo, and the covering is generally of what is commonly known as nipa palm.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

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