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bagasse

[bəgas′]
Etymology: Fr, cane trash
the crushed fibers or the residue of sugarcane, a source of the thermophilic actinomycetes antigen that is a cause of bagassosis hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

bagasse

the fibrous residue of sugar cane after the extraction of the sugar juice. Used as a fibrous diluent for heavy grain and molasses diets.