Definition of Saccharum

1. Noun. Tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane.




Definition of Saccharum

1. n. A genus of tall tropical grasses including the sugar cane.

Medical Definition of Saccharum

1. A genus of tall tropical grasses including the sugar cane. Origin: NL. See Saccharine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saccharum

saccharomycosis
saccharonate
saccharone
saccharonic
saccharonic acid
saccharopine
saccharopine dehydrogenase
saccharopine dehydrogenases
saccharopine oxidase
saccharopinuria
saccharopolyspora
saccharorrhoea
saccharose
saccharosuria
saccharous
saccharum (current term)
saccharum canadense
saccharum lactis
saccholactate
saccholactates
saccholactic
sacchulmate
sacchulmic
sacchulmin
sacciferous
sacciform
sacciform recess
saccing
saccoglossa
saccoi

Literary usage of Saccharum

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1. A Guide to Therapeutics and Materia Medica by Robert Farquharson (1877)
"saccharum—SUGAR. [The sugar of saccharum officinarum, refined, ... The impure dark-colored syrup, obtained in making sugar from saccharum officinarum, ..."

2. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"So far, there is no other report on somatic hybridization between R. arundinaceum and saccharum species. References Chen W, Liu M 1974 Rep. ..."

3. The Chemistry of the Arts: Being a Practical Display of the Arts and by Samuel Frederick Gray, Arthur Livermore Porter (1830)
"As 100 parts of saccharum are composed of 58 of oxide of lead, 26 of dry acetic acid, ... Distilled cider vinegar, is found to yield a very pure saccharum, ..."

4. A Guide to Therapeutics and Materia Medica by Robert Farquharson, Frank Woodbury (1882)
"It is rarely uterus. used in medicine, although some authorities express faith in its emmenagogue powers. saccharum—SUGAR. ..."

5. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Birdseye, blister, and to a less extent curly and landscape effects pronounced in this species. saccharum refers to sugar manufactured from the sap. ..."

6. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"... large tuberous rhizomes which in their several localities replace the China root of Asia, and are employed in a similar manner.1 GRAMINE^E. saccharum. ..."

7. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1904)
"saccharum. saccharum. L. Sp. P1. 1: 79. 1762. (ed. 2.). Bentham & Hooker. Gen. P1. 8: 1125. Endlicher Gen. Pl. 107. Hackel in Engler & Prantl. Nat. Pflanz. ..."

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