Plant-cane
Plant-cane Plant"-cane`, n. A stalk or shoot of sugar cane of the first growth from the cutting. The growth of the second and following years is of inferior quality, and is called rattoon. [1913 Webster]

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  • plant cane — noun : a stalk of sugar cane of the first growth from the cutting compare ratoon …   Useful english dictionary

  • cane — [kān] n. [ME & OFr canne < It canna < L, reed, cane < Gr kanna; prob. < Assyr qanū (or Heb qaneh), tube, reed < Sumerian gin] 1. the slender, jointed, usually flexible stem of any of certain plants, as bamboo or rattan 2. any plant …   English World dictionary

  • Cane — (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar palms,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cane borer — Cane Cane (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cane mill — Cane Cane (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cane trash — Cane Cane (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cane — ► NOUN 1) the hollow jointed stem of tall reeds, grasses, etc., especially bamboo. 2) the slender, pliant stem of plants such as rattan. 3) a woody stem of a raspberry or related plant. 4) a length of cane or a slender stick used as a support for …   English terms dictionary

  • cane gall — Plant Pathol. a disease of blackberries, characterized by rough, warty outgrowths on the canes, caused by a bacterium, Agrobacterium rubi. * * * …   Universalium

  • cane gall — Plant Pathol. a disease of blackberries, characterized by rough, warty outgrowths on the canes, caused by a bacterium, Agrobacterium rubi …   Useful english dictionary

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