1. [ noun ] (botany) juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
Synonyms: sugar_cane
Related terms: cane
2. [ noun ] (botany) tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
Synonyms: Saccharum_officinarum sugar_cane
Related terms: gramineous_plant noble_cane Saccharum
Similar spelling:   sugar_cane