cane reed

cane reed
noun
tall grass of southern United States growing in thickets
Hypernyms: ↑bamboo
Member Holonyms: ↑Arundinaria, ↑genus Arundinaria
Part Holonyms: ↑canebrake

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  • cane-reed — puošnusis žiodvis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Imbierinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Costus speciosus), paplitęs rytų ir pietryčių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Costus speciosus angl. cane reed; crepe ginger; wild ginger… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cane reed. — See under cane (def. 5). * * * …   Universalium

  • cane reed. — See under cane (def. 5) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cane — late 14c., from O.Fr. cane reed, cane, spear (13c., Mod.Fr. canne), from L. canna reed, cane, from Gk. kanna, perhaps from Assyrian qanu tube, reed (Cf. Hebrew qaneh, Arabic qanah reed ), from Sumerian gin reed. But Tucker finds this borrowing… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cane — canelike, adj. cany, adj. /kayn/, n., v., caned, caning. n. 1. a stick or short staff used to assist one in walking; walking stick. 2. a long, hollow or pithy, jointed woody stem, as that of bamboo, rattan, sugar cane, and certain palms. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • cane — keɪn n. stick, rod; sugar cane; reed v. beat, hit with a stick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cane Ashby — Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans Les Feux de l’Amour Alias Ethan Ashby Genre Homme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cane — [kān] n. [ME & OFr canne < It canna < L, reed, cane < Gr kanna; prob. < Assyr qanū (or Heb qaneh), tube, reed < Sumerian gin] 1. the slender, jointed, usually flexible stem of any of certain plants, as bamboo or rattan 2. any plant …   English World dictionary

  • Cane — (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar palms,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cane borer — Cane Cane (k[=a]n), n. [OE. cane, canne, OF. cane, F. canne, L. canna, fr. Gr. ka nna, ka nnh; prob. of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. q[=a]neh reed. Cf. {Canister}, {canon}, 1st {Cannon}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name given to several peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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