sugarcane

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sugarcane tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
    • n sugarcane juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
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Usage

In literature:

And Gub-Gub squeaked for joy when he found a whole valley full of wild sugarcane.
"The Story of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
Then there was beans and green peas, and peanuts made into cakes and served with sugarcane syrup.
"Two Years in the Forbidden City" by The Princess Der Ling
Each carried a gourd of milk, a bunch of bananas, some sugarcane, yams or the like.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
The lama and Kim walked a little to one side; Kim chewing his stick of sugarcane, and making way for no one under the status of a priest.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
Sometimes the contribution was a quilt, or a quantity of sugarcane.
"Up From Slavery: An Autobiography" by Booker T. Washington
Thus his parents used to compare him to a mill which consumes sugarcane incessantly.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Perhaps there's only some business about the sugarcane.
"It Happened in Egypt" by C. N. Williamson
Onions grow at Nulka, plantains, sugarcane, tobacco.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Some very fine sugarcane was brought to me; each of the pieces was six inches round.
"A Voyage to the South Sea" by William Bligh
But when they got there they found to their surprise not only a Jackal, but a Camel who was eating the sugarcanes!
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
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In poetry:

I will remember what I was. I am sick of rope and chain—
I will remember my old strength and all my forest-affairs.
I will not sell my back to man for a bundle of sugarcane.
I will go out to my own kind, and the wood-folk in their lairs.
"Toomai of the Elephants" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Sugarcane greets summer with a lighter, leaner menu featuring new dishes on its raw bar, robata grill and hot kitchen menus.
The first phase of the project includes the construction of a new sugarcane -to-ethanol production facility in Santa Vitória.
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill 3250 NE First Ave, Miami 786-369-0353.
"We are not interested in becoming the Saudi Arabia of ethanol," said Eduardo Carvalho, director of the National Sugarcane Agro-Industry Union, a producer's group.
Sugarcane equipment – if you can't buy it, build it.
What equipment sugarcane producer Ronnie Gonsoulin can't purchase, he builds.
Sugarcane greets summer with a lighter, leaner menu featuring new dishes on its raw bar, robata grill and hot kitchen menus.
From sugarcane fields to Dexter.
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill 3250 NE First Ave, Miami 786-369-0353.
Sugar kicks off Florida sugarcane season, starts harvest.
Sugarcane equipment – if you can't buy it, build it.
Sugarcane -based HDPE is coming to cleaning products.
And this weekend its the Sugarcane Festival in New Iberia.
Seven years ago, Jorge, a sugarcane cutter from the eastern province of Guantanamo, arrived here with his wife and three children hoping, he said, for a better life.
BP announces $350-million sugarcane ethanol expansion.
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