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cane British & World English

The hollow jointed stem of a tall grass, especially bamboo or sugar cane, or the stem of a slender palm such as rattan

cane English Thesaurus

he carried a silver-topped cane

cane rat British & World English

A large rat-like African rodent found in wetlands south of the Sahara. It is often a pest of sugar plantations

cane toad British & World English

A large brown toad native to tropical America. It has been introduced elsewhere as a pest control agent but can become a serious pest itself, partly because animals eating it are killed by its toxins

dumb cane British & World English

A thick-stemmed plant with large variegated leaves, native to tropical America and widely grown as a houseplant

wild cane British & World English

Another name for giant reed

candy cane British & World English

A cylindrical stick of striped sweet rock with a curved end, resembling a walking stick

cane chair British & World English

A chair with a seat made of woven cane strips

cane corso British & World English

A dog of a large, athletic breed of mastiff, developed in Italy

cane sugar British & World English

Sugar obtained from sugar cane

sugar cane British & World English

A perennial tropical grass with tall stout jointed stems from which sugar is extracted. The fibrous residue can be used as fuel, in fibreboard, and for a number of other purposes

raspberry cane British & World English

A cultivated raspberry plant

the cane in cane British & World English

A form of corporal punishment used in certain schools, involving beating with a cane

cane corsos in cane corso British & World English

A dog of a large, athletic breed of mastiff, developed in Italy

lawyer vine British & World English

An Australian climbing palm which is thickly covered in sharp spines and recurved hooks. It grows in rainforest, where groups may form dense tangled thickets

lawyer cane in lawyer vine British & World English

An Australian climbing palm which is thickly covered in sharp spines and recurved hooks. It grows in rainforest, where groups may form dense tangled thickets

cane trash in trash British & World English

The leaves, tops, and crushed stems of sugar cane, used as fuel