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Noun: banana  bu'nã-nu
  1. Elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh
     
  2. Any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits
    - banana tree

Derived forms: bananas

Type of: edible fruit, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: dwarf banana, edible banana, genus Musa, Musa, Musa acuminata, Musa paradisiaca sapientum

Encyclopedia: Banana, Florida