noun Date: 15th century a stout tall perennial grass (Saccharum officinarum) native to tropical southeast Asia that has a large terminal panicle and is widely grown in warm regions as a source of sugar

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  • sugarcane — noun 1. juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice • Syn: ↑sugar cane • Hypernyms: ↑cane • Part Holonyms: ↑sugar cane, ↑Saccharum officinarum 2. tall …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugarcane — tikroji cukranendrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos maistinis, pluoštinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Saccharum officinarum), iš kurio gaunami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), cukrus, vaškas. Taip pat naudojamas …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sugarcane — /ˈʃʊgəkeɪn/ (say shooguhkayn) adjective 1. of or relating to sugar cane: sugarcane production. –noun 2. → sugar cane …   Australian English dictionary

  • sugarcane — noun Italian: canna da zucchero …   Wiktionary

  • Sugarcane — Saccharum (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • sugarcane — sug|ar|cane [ˈʃugəkeın US ər ] n [U] a tall tropical plant from whose stems sugar is obtained …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sugarcane — see sugar cane …   English dictionary

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