banana tree

noun
any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits
Syn: ↑banana
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Musa, ↑genus Musa

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