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Meaning of “banana” in the English Dictionary

"banana" in British English

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banananoun [C or U]

uk   /bəˈnɑː.nə/  us   /-ˈnæn.ə/
A1 a ​long, ​curvedfruit with a ​yellowskin and ​soft, ​sweet, ​whiteflesh inside: a ​bunch of bananas banana ​milkshake

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(Definition of banana from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"banana" in American English

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banananoun [C/U]

 us   /bəˈnæn·ə/
a ​long, ​curvedfruit with a usually ​yellowskin and ​soft, ​sweetflesh inside
(Definition of banana from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “banana”
in Korean 바나나…
in Arabic مَوز…
in Malaysian pisang…
in French banane…
in Russian банан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 香蕉…
in Italian banana…
in Turkish muz…
in Polish banan…
in Spanish plátano, banana…
in Vietnamese quả chuối, cây chuối…
in Portuguese banana…
in Thai กล้วย…
in German die Banane…
in Catalan plàtan…
in Japanese バナナ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香蕉…
in Indonesian pisang…
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