- (Brazil) /ˈkɐ.na/, /ˈkɐ.nɐ/
etymology 1 From Latin canna, from Ancient Greek κάννα 〈kánna〉, from Akkadian 𒄀 〈𒄀〉, from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 〈𒄀𒈾〉.
- sugarcane ''Saccharum officinarum'', tropical grass from which sugar is extracted
- any plant with a fibrous, elongate stalk, such as a sugarcane or bamboo
- canna any plant of the genus ''Canna''
- (Brazil, informal) cachaça Brazilian rum made of sugarcane
etymology 2 unknown.
- (Brazil, slang) gaol; prison
- (Brazil, slang) cop; police officer