Bagasse meaning

bə-găs
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.
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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.
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The residue from processing sugar cane after the juice is extracted.
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Origin of bagasse

  • French from Spanish bagazo dregs from Latin bāca berry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition