Definition of Sugarcane

1. Noun. Juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice.

Exact synonyms: Sugar Cane
Group relationships: Saccharum Officinarum, Sugar Cane
Generic synonyms: Cane



2. Noun. Tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar.
Exact synonyms: Saccharum Officinarum, Sugar Cane
Generic synonyms: Graminaceous Plant, Gramineous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Saccharum, Saccharum
Terms within: Sugar Cane
Specialized synonyms: Noble Cane

Definition of Sugarcane

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sugar cane) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sugarcane

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sugarcane

sugar spoon
sugar substitute
sugar substitutes
sugar sumac
sugar syrup
sugar water
sugarallie
sugarally
sugarbeet
sugarbeets
sugarberries
sugarberry
sugarbush
sugarbushes
sugarcane (current term)
sugarcanes
sugarcoat
sugarcoated
sugarcoating
sugarcoats
sugarcraft
sugardaddie
sugared
sugarellie
sugarer
sugarers
sugarfree
sugarholic
sugarhouse

Literary usage of Sugarcane

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1. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"Second, sugarcane, like modern wheat and maize, cannot survive on its own in ... Third, sugarcane has lost the natural ability to propagate itself by seed. ..."

2. Symposium on Potential Productivity of Field Crops Under Different Environments by W. H. Smith, International Rice Research Institute (1983)
"Photosynthesis in sugarcane varieties under field conditions. ... Photosynthesis and stomatal behavior in sugarcane leaves as affected by light intensity ..."

3. Phosphorus Requirements for Sustainable Agriculture in Asia and Oceania by International Rice Research Institute (1990)
"Evidence indicates that pineapple is strongly mycorrhizae-dependent, banana perhaps less so, and sugarcane least of all. The P response curves are such that ..."

4. Income and Nutritional Effects of the Commercialization of Agriculture in by Eileen T. Kennedy, Bruce Cogill (1987)
"Many of the functions required for sugarcane production are carried out by the factory at a cost to the farmer. The charges for each of these services are ..."

5. Sources of Income Inequality and Poverty in Rural Pakistan by Richard H. Adams, Jane J. He (1995)
"Why do households in the lowest quintile receive negative net incomes from sugarcane and other crops? And why do poor households continue to grow these ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"... with the fat of corn; in the gardens, by the broad-breasted, English oak, grows the delicate cinnamon tree, the tea, the coffee- shrub, the sugarcane, ..."

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