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sugarcane

[shoo g-er-keyn] /ˈʃʊg ərˌkeɪn/
noun
1.
a tall grass, Saccharum officinarum, of tropical and warm regions, having a stout, jointed stalk, and constituting the chief source of sugar.
Also, sugar cane.
Origin of sugarcane
1560-1570
1560-70; sugar + cane
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British Dictionary definitions for sugar cane

sugar cane

noun
1.
a coarse perennial grass, Saccharum officinarum, of Old World tropical regions, having tall stout canes that yield sugar: widely cultivated in tropical regions Compare sugar beet
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