sugar canenoun [ U ]uk /ˈʃʊɡ.ə ˌkeɪn/ us /ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ ˌkeɪn/
Examples from literature
- All fruits and some vegetables, like sugar cane, corn, and beets, have natural sugar.
- By the 18th century, farmers there were growing sugar cane on plantations.
- Hawaii is an excellent place for growing sugar cane.
- In 1835, an American company started the first large sugar cane plantation in Hawaii.
- People first chewed sugar cane because they knew that a very sweet juice came out.
- The big business of growing sugar cane and making sugar has also changed the history of several countries.
- The weather in the southern United States was also excellent for growing sugar cane.
- Today, 80 percent of the sugar people use comes from sugar cane.