Definition of Cane reed

1. Noun. Tall grass of southern United States growing in thickets.

Exact synonyms: Arundinaria Gigantea, Giant Cane
Group relationships: Canebrake
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Arundinaria, Genus Arundinaria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cane Reed

candygrams
candying
candylike
candymaker
candyman
candymen
candytuft
candytufts
candyweed
cane
cane blight
cane brake
cane knife
cane rat
cane rats
cane reed (current term)
cane sugar
cane toad
cane toads
canebrake
canebrake rattler
canebrake rattlesnake
canebrakes
canebreak
canebreaks
canecutter
caned
canefield fever
canegrub
canegrubs

Literary usage of Cane reed

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"'Cane, canna;' Wright's Vocab. i. 191. — F. canne, a cane.— Lat. canna, a cane, reed. ... a cane, reed. ß Perhaps cane is an Oriental word ultimately ; cf. ..."

2. An Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz (1910)
"... for instance, is made of cane reed colored blue ... that of the Moon of cane reed colored white, ..."

3. Memoir of John Kay of Bury: Inventor of the Fly-shuttle ... with a Review of by John Lord (1903)
"Imagine him, anxiously looking about for something more to his mind than cane reed-splits. The Reed in a loom to this day retains the name derived from the ..."

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