edible banana

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n edible banana widely cultivated species of banana trees bearing compact hanging clusters of commercially important edible yellow fruit
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Usage

In literature:

It grows a bunch of large white flowers, and matures an edible fruit that resembles the banana.
"Arizona Sketches" by Joseph A. Munk
Some I saw with edible fruits growing in clusters, like bunches of bananas.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

Not so much plain-ol' dessert as edible art, the bananas Foster crème brûlée should automatically come at the end of every meal at Laguna Beach's upscale Watermarc.
A member of the banana family, plantains, or platanos, are not sweet nor very edible until they are cooked.
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