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Noun: sugarcane  'shû-gur,keyn
  1. Juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
    - sugar cane
  2. Tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
    - sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum

Derived forms: sugar canes

Type of: cane, graminaceous plant, gramineous plant

Part of: genus Saccharum, Saccharum

Encyclopedia: Sugarcane