What does the word banana mean?

Usage examples for banana

  1. She knew that if the banana plant was taken to the chief, someone would die because of the witchcraft belief. – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  2. My only breakfast, before walking miles to my school, was a small banana. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. There you dangled, limp as a wilted banana while the balloon drifted along with you. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin