Definition of Musa paradisiaca

1. Noun. A banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics.

Exact synonyms: Plantain, Plantain Tree
Terms within: Plantain
Generic synonyms: Banana, Banana Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musa Paradisiaca

Murrumbidgee River
Murrumbidgee jam
Murrumbidgee jams
Murutucu virus
Mus musculus
Musa acuminata
Musa basjoo
Musa ensete
Musa paradisiaca
Musa paradisiaca sapientum
Musa textilis
Musca domestica
Muscardinus avellanarius
Muscari comosum
Muscari neglectum
Muscat and Oman

Literary usage of Musa paradisiaca

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"There is but one species of this genus, which is a native of the West Indies at Puerto Rico, where it is cultivated with musa paradisiaca and Lepidium ..."

2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1906)
"Saba, corresponding to musa paradisiaca compressa Blanco. 2. M. sp. A wild banana is sparingly found in the river canons in the forests at an altitude of ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1823)
"This is usually quoted as the musa paradisiaca ; and when Linnaeus wrote the Flora Zeylanica, he knew no other species. No plant having had more care ..."

4. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"It is also less aromatic and pungent. Value, Us. 50 per candy of 7 cwts. musa paradisiaca, Linn., Rheede Hort. Mai. t., t. ..."

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