Definition of Saccharum
1. Noun. Tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Saccharum Officinarum, Sugar Cane, Sugarcane, Munj, Munja, Saccharum Bengalense, Saccharum Munja
Definition of Saccharum
1. n. A genus of tall tropical grasses including the sugar cane.
Medical Definition of Saccharum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saccharum
Literary usage of Saccharum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."