- Made of the wood of the bamboo.
- The wood of the bamboo plant as a material or cane.
- A grass of the Poaceae family, characterised by its woody, hollow, round, straight, jointed stem, all of which are in the Bambuseae tribe.
- (slang) A member of the British military or British East India Company who spent so much time in Indonesia, India, or Malaysia that they never went back home.
- A didgeridoo.
- (transitive) To flog with a bamboo cane.