From the family name Musaceae, from Late Latin musa, from Arabic موز mawz.
musaceous (comparative more musaceous, superlative most musaceous)
- Pertaining to a banana or plantain.
- 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow
- Now there grows among all the rooms, replacing the night’s old smoke, alcohol and sweat, the fragile, musaceous odor of Breakfast: flowery, permeating, surprising