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|Noun||1.||genus Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
Saccharum officinarum, sugar cane, sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar