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Wanghee \Wang*hee"\, n. [Chin. wang yellow + he? a root.] (Bot.) The Chinese name of one or two species of bamboo, or jointed cane, of the genus Phyllostachys. The slender stems are much used for walking sticks. [Written also whanghee.]


n. 1 bamboo species of the genus ''Phyllostachys'', especially (taxlink Phyllostachys nigra species noshow=1) 2 A walking cane made from such bamboo.