Definition of Musa

1. Noun. Type genus of the Musaceae: bananas.

Exact synonyms: Genus Musa
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Banana Family, Family Musaceae, Musaceae
Member holonyms: Banana, Banana Tree



Definition of Musa

1. n. A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (M. paradisiaca of Linnæus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (M. Ensete), the Philippine Island (M. textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.

Definition of Musa

1. Proper noun. (Arabic male given name), the Arabic form of Moses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Musa

1. Origin: NL, fr. Ar. Mauz, mauza, banana. A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (M. Paradisiaca of Linnaeus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (M. Ensete), the Philippine Island (M. Textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musa

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murtherers
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murti
murumuru
murunskite
murus
murva
murvas
murza
murzas
mus
mus rose
musa (current term)
musaceous
musal
musang
musangs
musard
musards
musca
musca volitans
muscadel
muscadelle
muscadels
muscadet
muscadets
muscadin

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