The definition of a banana is a plant grown in tropical regions, or the fruit which it bears.(noun)
An example of a banana when it is ripe is a yellow or red piece of fruit that is long and about one inch in diameter and of a slightly bent cylindrical shape.
See banana in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Sp & Port < native name in W Africa, as in Mande banäna
See banana in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: and Spanish
Origin: , from Wolof
Origin: , Mandingo,
Origin: and Fulani.
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