Definition of Musaceae

1. Noun. Treelike tropical Asian herbs.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musaceae

Murrumbidgee
Murrumbidgee River
Murrumbidgee jam
Murrumbidgee jams
Murugan
Murutucu virus
MusD
Mus musculus
Musa
Musa acuminata
Musa basjoo
Musa ensete
Musa paradisiaca
Musa paradisiaca sapientum
Musa textilis
Musaceae
Musales
Musca
Musca domestica
Muscadet
Muscardinus
Muscardinus avellanarius
Muscari
Muscari comosum
Muscari neglectum
Muscat
Muscat and Oman
Muscatian
Muscatians
Muscicapa

Literary usage of Musaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"... abortive : ovules solitary In each cavity of the ovary : fruit utricular : embryo hooked. Fam. 4. MARANTACEAE. FAMILY 1. musaceae. BANANA FAMILY. ..."

2. Food and Hygiene: An Elementary Treatise Upon Dietetics and Hygienic Treatment by William Tibbles (1907)
"... NO musaceae, has a luscious, nutritive pulp; it is larger than the banana, for which it is sometimes sold, and is eaten raw or fried in slices. ..."

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