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|Noun||1.||Saccharum officinarum - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar|
graminaceous plant, gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
genus Saccharum, Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
sugar cane, sugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
noble cane - sugarcanes representing the highest development of the species; characterized by large juicy stalks with soft rinds and high sugar content