Musa

Definition of Musa

Mu´sa
prop. n.1.(Bot.) A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (Musa paradisiaca of Linnæus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (Musa Ensete), the Philippine Island (Musa textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.

Related Words

banana, banana family, banana tree, family Musaceae, genus Musa, liliopsid genus, monocot genus, Musaceae
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