musaceous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the family name Musaceae

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

musaceous ‎(comparative more musaceous, superlative most musaceous)

  1. 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