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Definition of Banana

Banana
Banana Ba*na"na, n. [Sp. banana, name of the fruit.] (Bot.) A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See Musa. Note: The banana has a soft, herbaceous stalk, with leaves of great length and breadth. The flowers grow in bunches, covered with a sheath of a green or purple color; the fruit is five or six inches long, and over an inch in diameter; the pulp is soft, and of a luscious taste, and is eaten either raw or cooked. This plant is a native of tropical countries, and furnishes an important article of food. Banana bird (Zo["o]l.), a small American bird (Icterus leucopteryx), which feeds on the banana. Banana quit (Zo["o]l.), a small bird of tropical America, of the genus Certhiola, allied to the creepers.

Meaning of Banana from wikipedia

- A banana is an elongated, edible fruitbotanically a berryproduced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some...
- Banana is the common name for flowering plants of the genus Musa and for the fruit they produce. Banana or bananas may also refer to: Ensete ventricosum...
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- Banana Fish (stylized in all caps) is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by Akimi Yoshida. It was serialized in the monthly manga magazine...
- Canaan Sodindo Banana (5 March 1936 – 10 November 2003) was a Zimbabwean Methodist minister, theologian, and politician who served as the first President...
- Banana ketchup (or banana sauce) is a po****r Philippine fruit ketchup condiment made from banana, sugar, vinegar and ****es. Its natural color is brownish-yellow...
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- In political science, the term banana republic describes a politically unstable country with an economy dependent upon the exportation of a limited-resource...
- Banana slugs are North American terrestrial slugs comprising the genus Ariolimax. They are often bright yellow (giving rise to the "banana" common name)...