canebrake

[ keyn-breyk ]
/ ˈkeɪnˌbreɪk /

noun

a thicket of canes.

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Origin of canebrake

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75; cane + brake2
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British Dictionary definitions for canebrake

canebrake
/ (ˈkeɪnˌbreɪk) /

noun

US a thicket of canes
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