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1. banana

noun. ['bəˈnænə'] 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.

Synonyms

  • Musa basjoo
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • banana tree
  • edible banana
  • Musa paradisiaca sapientum
  • Musa
  • abaca
  • genus Musa
  • Musa textilis
  • Japanese banana
  • Manila hemp
  • dwarf banana
  • plantain
  • Musa paradisiaca
  • Musa acuminata

Etymology

  • banaana (Wolof)

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Rhymes with Banana

  • champaign-urbana
  • tramontana
  • texarkana
  • susquehanna
  • kazakhstana
  • dominicana
  • copacabana
  • villagrana
  • tropicana
  • mexicana
  • martorana
  • lorenzana
  • christianna
  • christiana
  • castellana
  • americana
  • zambrana
  • villasana
  • villafana
  • quintana
  • pastrana
  • louisiana
  • italiana
  • gloriana
  • georgiana
  • cusiana
  • andriana
  • viviana
  • tatiana
  • sylvana

How do you pronounce banana?

Pronounce banana as bəˈnænə.

US - How to pronounce banana in American English

UK - How to pronounce banana in British English

How to spell banana? Is it banna? Or banan? Common misspellings are:

  • banna
  • banan

Sentences with banana


1. Noun, singular or mass
* One slice whole-wheat toast with one tablespoon peanut butter and ½ banana

Quotes about banana


1. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
- Anthony G. Oettinger

2. A book without potty humor is like a banana split without hot fudge. It can still be good, I suppose, but you kinda get the feeling that something is missing.
- Dav Pilkey

3. If love had feathers and tasted like dog food, then I suggest you wear shoes with your banana pudding. (This statement also defines my political beliefs).
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. banana

noun. ['bəˈnænə'] elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh.

Synonyms

  • Musa paradisiaca sapientum
  • edible banana
  • edible fruit
  • Musa acuminata

Etymology

  • banaana (Wolof)
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