What is the significance of the name Bamboo?


The word Bamboo derives from the Malay word "Mambu." Malay is Malaysia's and Indonesia's national language. The Dutch modified the name to "Bamboes" in the late 16th century (1590-1600), after which it gained its Neo-Latin name "Bambusa."

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