Abyssinian banana

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Abyssinian banana (plural Abyssinian bananas)

  1. A banana plant, Ensete ventricosum, with inedible fruit and edible flower stalks;[1] ensete.[2]


  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 9
  2. ^ “Abyssinian banana” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.