Definition of “banana” - English Dictionary

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“banana” in British English

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banananoun [ C or U ]

uk /bəˈnɑː.nə/ us /bəˈnæn.ə/

A1 a long, curved fruit with a yellow skin and soft, sweet, white flesh inside:

a bunch of bananas
banana milkshake

More examples

  • a squishy banana
  • banana fritters
  • a banana skin
  • I only had a banana for lunch.
  • Could you chop up a banana for the fruit salad?

(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, curved fruit with a usually yellow skin and soft, sweet flesh inside

(Definition of “banana” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)