from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of monocotyledonous plants, of the order Musaceæ, the banana family.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A genus of plants related to the banana.
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- noun Any of the
genusRavenala of plantsrelated to the banana.
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- noun 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
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From the genus name.
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