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  1. Musa, genus Musa(noun)

    type genus of the Musaceae: bananas

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  1. Musa(ProperNoun)

    , the Arabic form of Moses.

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  1. Musa(noun)

    a genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (M. paradisiaca of Linnaeus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (M. Ensete), the Philippine Island (M. textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Ar. mauz, mauza, banana.]

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  1. Musa

    Musa is one of three genera in the family Musaceae; it includes bananas and plantains. There are around 70 species of Musa with a broad variety of uses. Though they grow as high as trees, banana and plantain plants are not woody and their apparent "stem" is just the bases of the huge leaf stalks. Thus they are technically gigantic herbs. Musa species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Giant Leopard Moth and other Hypercompe species including H. albescens, H. eridanus and H. icasia.

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  1. Musa

    A plant genus of the family Musaceae, order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.

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  1. Musa

    Inspiration of an artist.

    The painter woke up and saw the sky and her Musa broadened to paint nature scenes.

Anagrams of Musa »

  1. MSAU

  2. masu

  3. saum

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