or sug·ar cane

[ shoo g-er-keyn ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkeɪn /


a tall grass, Saccharum officinarum, of tropical and warm regions, having a stout, jointed stalk, and constituting the chief source of sugar.

Origin of sugarcane

First recorded in 1560–70; sugar + cane Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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