Definition of Ethiopian banana

1. Noun. Large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots; sometimes placed in genus Musa.

Exact synonyms: Abyssinian Banana, Ensete Ventricosum, Musa Ensete
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Ensete, Genus Ensete



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethiopian Banana

Ethel Merman
Ethel Waters
Ethelbert
Ethelred
Ethelred I
Ethelred II
Ethelred the Unready
Ether
Ethernet
Ethernets
Ethical Decalogue
Ethiop
Ethiopia
Ethiopian
Ethiopian Sign Language
Ethiopian banana
Ethiopian language
Ethiopian monetary unit
Ethiopian wolf
Ethiopians
Ethiopic
Ethiops
Ethniu
Ethocaine
Ethrane
Ethril
Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot
Etna
Etnean
Eton

Literary usage of Ethiopian banana

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1. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Elisée Reclus (1892)
"According to Schweinfurth, the wild stock of the ethiopian banana, known to botanists by the name ..."

2. What We Saw in Australia by Rosamond Davenport Hill, Florence Davenport Hill (1875)
"... with slender branches shooting from the top; the mango, resembling the peach, but with a larger leaf; the gigantic ethiopian banana, valueless for fruit ..."

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