banana banana  /bə ˈnæ nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh

Usage(s):

  1. Black, now United Brands' chairman and president, has begun replacing the company's aging banana boats with modern container vessels.
  2. A banana slug is a slimy yellow mollusk that slides across the ground, leaving an oily residue wherever it goes.
  3. Now, let me mention something about the banana.

News

  1. Banana boxes shipped to supermarkets instead contained cocaine

    A supermarket in Denmark thought it was receiving shipment of bananas. The boxes instead contained what is believed to be cocaine.KRT  COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Drug traffickers back in Colombia must be going bananas over how their shipment ended up at...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  2. MILAN: Paddock principal becomes banana split for a good cause

    “Banana split! Mr. D! Mr. D! Mr. D!” was the chant heard from the Paddock Elementary students gathered on the grassy area outside their school, as they waited to watch their principal make good on a promise.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Milan News-Leader

  3. Banana Mural Riles Indiana Town

    The mural on the house is clearly a banana. But is it art? Or an advertisement? That is the question facing a town in Indiana as it weighs whether or not the house can keep its banana mural. Yossarian Gutwein painted the picture of a...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. "From what we have seen, farmers may have to start all over again as the last of the banana industry may have been wiped out," said Stephenson King, acting prime minister of St. Lucia.
    on Aug 18, 2007 By: Stephenson King Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I definitely felt like I had the edge in the third set. I felt very, very good," said Hantuchova, a willowy 5-foot-11, 123-pounder. "I changed my dress, tried to drink a lot and had a banana and just tried to stay calm and stay cool."
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Daniela Hantuchova Source: Forbes

  3. "The way of retribution leads to a banana republic," Tutu said Monday, voicing concern that the cloud of corruption still hangs over Zuma's head.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Desmond Tutu Source: guardian.co.uk

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