sugarcane


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sug·ar·cane

or sugar cane  (sho͝og′ər-kān′)
n.
Any of several tall often hybrid grasses of the Asian genus Saccharum, widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for their thick, solid, tough stems, which are the chief commercial source of sugar.

sug′ar•cane`

or sug′ar cane`,



n.
a tall grass, Saccharum officinarum, of tropical and warm regions, having a stout, jointed stalk and constituting the chief source of sugar.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugarsugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
Saccharum officinarum, sugar cane, sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
cane - a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane
2.sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalkssugarcane - 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
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And Gub-Gub squeaked for joy when he found a whole valley full of wild sugarcane.
The lama and Kim walked a little to one side; Kim chewing his stick of sugarcane, and making way for no one under the status of a priest.
Sometimes the contribution was a quilt, or a quantity of sugarcane.
They have in the greatest plenty raisins, peaches, sour pomegranates, and sugarcanes, and some figs.
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Amritsar, June 2 ( ANI ): Former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday warned incumbent Punjab Government led by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance against unwarranted delay in the payment to sugarcane farmers across Punjab by the state owned sugar mills.