Definition of "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

Use "banana tree" in a sentence

  • "I feel very far from you to-day; the tops of the bread-fruit trees that I see from my window, the banana tree with its bunches of fruit and broad bright leaves just before my door – this very hot north wind that is blowing and making it so difficult to do anything and almost to breathe – all remind me that I am in another land; and by the very force of contrast, the fresh Welsh mountains, the green meadows, the cool sweet air of Plassy – and your face – come before me."

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