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Etymology

From the Wolof banaana, through Spanish or Portuguese.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
banana

Plural
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  1. An elongated curved fruit, which grows in bunches, and has a sweet creamy flesh and a smooth yellow skin.
  2. The tropical treelike plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, of the genus Musa, has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain.
  3. (color) A yellow colour, like that of a banana's skin.
    banana colour:   
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A person of Asian descent, especially a Chinese American, who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian.

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • (Western assimilated into Asian culture): egg

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Translations

References

  • Terry Woo, Banana Boys

Adjective

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Positive
banana

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Containing or having the taste of bananas.
  2. Of the colour of bananas.

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Hypernyms


Bosnian

Noun

banana f s

  1. a banana

Catalan

Noun

banana f.

  1. banana

Synonyms


Croatian

Noun

banana f. sg.

  1. banana

Italian

Noun

banana f. (plural banane)

  1. banana (fruit)

Noun

banana m. inv.

  1. banana (color)

Adjective

banana inv.

  1. banana

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Japanese

Pronunciation

The stress is on the first syllable: ⌈ba⌉nana

Noun

banana (hiragana ばなな)

  1. バナナ: banana

Portuguese

Noun

banana f. (plural bananas)

  1. banana (fruit).
  2. banana (plant).

Synonyms


Romanian

Noun

banana f. (singular, nominative/accusative, definite form of banană)

  1. the banana

Serbian

Noun

banana f s

  1. a banana

See also


Spanish

Noun

banana f. (plural bananas)

Singular
banana f.

Plural
bananas f.

  1. banana

Synonyms

Related terms

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Tatar

Noun

banana

  1. banana

References


Tok Pisin

banana

  • banana

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