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sugarcane

noun sug·ar·cane \ˈsh-gər-ˌkān\

: a tall grass that is grown in warm places as a source of sugar

Full Definition of SUGARCANE

:  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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First Known Use of SUGARCANE

15th century
SUGARCANE Defined for Kids

sugarcane

noun sug·ar·cane \ˈsh-gər-ˌkān\

Definition of SUGARCANE for Kids

:  a tall strong grass with jointed stems widely raised in tropical regions for the sugar it yields
July 06, 2015
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