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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 Musaceæ, 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
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)