Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Ravenala of plants related to the banana.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of plants related to the banana.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of monocotyledonous plants, of the order MusaceƦ, the banana family.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. giant treelike plant having edible nuts and leafstalks that yield a refreshing drink of clear watery sap; reputedly an emergency source of water for travelers

Etymologies

From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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