Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Musaceae — the false bananas.

Etymologies

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From a Gurage language, Ge'ez, እንሰት (inset, "the false banana, Ensete ventricosum")

Examples

  • A: I certainly understand your desire to overwinter your red banana Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii'.

    The Seattle Times

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