Definition of Giant cane

1. Noun. Tall grass of southern United States growing in thickets.

Exact synonyms: Arundinaria Gigantea, Cane Reed
Group relationships: Canebrake
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Arundinaria, Genus Arundinaria

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Cane

giant anteater
giant anteaters
giant armadillo
giant armadillos
giant axon
giant axonal neuropathy
giant bamboo
giant cane (current term)
giant cell
giant cell aortitis
giant cell arteritis
giant cell astrocytoma
giant cell carcinoma
giant cell carcinoma of thyroid gland
giant cell epulis
giant cell fibroma
giant cell granuloma
giant cell hepatitis
giant cell hyaline angiopathy
giant cell monstrocellular sarcoma of Zulch
giant cell myeloma
giant cell pneumonia

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 ..."

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