bagasse

noun
ba·​gasse | \ bə-ˈgas How to pronounce bagasse (audio) \

Definition of bagasse

: plant residue (as of sugarcane or grapes) left after a product (such as juice) has been extracted

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All food and beverages must now be served with marine degradable packaging, including paper, fiber, wood, wheat straw/straw, bagasse, or edible material, and even marine degradable straws and silverware can be provided only upon request. Dakota Kim, Sunset, "Plastic Straws Are Being Banned Across the West—Here’s Our Guide to Where and How," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of bagasse

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bagasse

French

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The first known use of bagasse was in 1806

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bagasse

noun
ba·​gasse | \ bə-ˈgas How to pronounce bagasse (audio) \

Medical Definition of bagasse

: plant residue (as of sugarcane or grapes) left after a product (as juice) has been extracted

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