Definition of Giant cane
1. Noun. Tall grass of southern United States growing in thickets.
Group relationships: Canebrake
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Arundinaria, Genus Arundinaria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Cane
Literary usage of Giant cane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"The long cane pole:—This primitive and very effective method is still popular and will doubtless remain so. A good long stem of the giant cane ..."
2. The Quadroon: Or, A Lover's Adventures in Louisiana by Mayne Reid (1856)
"... while the Babylonian willow contrasts its drooping fronds with the erect reeds of the giant cane, or the lance-like blades of the yucca gloriosa. ..."
3. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1910)
"A related plant (Arundinaria macrosperma), the giant cane, forms the well-known " cane brakes " along river bottoms in the Southern States, and is used for ..."