from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The dry, fibrous residue remaining after the extraction of juice from the crushed stalks of sugar cane, used as a source of cellulose for some paper products.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The residue from processing sugar cane after the juice is extracted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sugar cane, as it comes crushed from the mill. It is then dried and used as fuel. Also extended to the refuse of beetroot sugar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sugar-cane after it has been crushed and the juice extracted; cane-trash.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane or similar plants
French, from Spanish bagazo, dregs, from Latin bāca, berry.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)