the part of sugar cane left after the juice has been extracted, or the residue from processing certain other plants, used for fuel and in making paper, fiberboard, etc.
Origin of bagasseFrench from Provençal bagasso, refuse from processing of grapes or olives from Gallo-Roman an unverified form bacacea from Classical Latin baca, berry
The dry, fibrous residue remaining after the extraction of juice from the crushed stalks of sugarcane, used as a source of cellulose for some paper products.
Origin of bagasseFrench from Spanish bagazo dregs from Latin bāca berry
- The residue from processing sugar cane after the juice is extracted