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Definition: Musa sapientum
, prop. n.; pl. Mus[ae]
. [NL., fr. Ar. mauz,
mauza, banana.] (Bot.)
A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great
size, including the banana (Musa sapientum
), the plantain
of Linn[ae]us, but probably not a
distinct species), the Abyssinian (Musa Ensete
Philippine Island (Musa textilis
, which yields Manila
hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of
(b[.a]*n[aum]"n[.a]; 277), n. [Sp. banana,
name of the fruit.] (Bot.)
A perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (Musa sapientum
); also, its edible fruit. See Musa
Note: The banana has a soft, herbaceous stalk, with leaves of
great length and breadth. The flowers grow in bunches,
covered with a sheath of a green or purple color; the
fruit is five or six inches long, and over an inch in
diameter; the pulp is soft, and of a luscious taste,
and is eaten either raw or cooked. This plant is a
native of tropical countries, and furnishes an
important article of food.
(Zo["o]l.), a small American bird (Icterus leucopteryx
), which feeds on the banana.
(Zo["o]l.), a small bird of tropical America,
of the genus Certhiola
, allied to the creepers.