banana


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Synonyms for banana

go bananas

Synonyms

  • go crazy
  • go nuts
  • go insane
  • go bonkers
  • go mental
  • go barmy
  • go loopy
  • go round the bend
  • go frantic
  • go batty
  • go doolally
  • go round the twist
  • go nutty

Synonyms for banana

any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits

elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh

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Licuados, made with milk, sugar, a little bit of ice and fresh fruits such as banana, strawberry, papaya, mango, mamey (a sweet fruit similar to papaya), coconut and pineapple are $2.
Guest speakers will include Renwick Rose from the Windward Islands Farmers' Association, artist Shelley Sacks, Alistair Smith, international co-ordinator of Banana Link, and Birmingham University lecturer Ian Cook.
Fronting on the Winter Garden, one of New York's most beloved public spaces, Banana Republic will be easily accessible to thousands of office workers, tourists and nearby residents.
Fair trade has transformed the life of Alfredo Martinez, a banana farmer in the west of the Dominican Republic.
BAKING: Apples, pears, and bananas lend themselves to baking.
And by the time you reach the end of the article you will no doubt reflect upon your own skateboarding community and realize that there is no way in hell that it will ever (and I mean ever) reach the level of awesomeness that our Banana Farm has reached in its short life span.
5m tons of bananas that Uganda produces annually is consumed domestically in the form of the staple cooking banana, matoke; the edible bugoya fruit banana or fermented as waragi (commonly known as 'kill me quick"), the popular and potent local liquor.
Gil Herico, Philippine agricultural attache in Dubai, said production of the Cavendish bananas could be "significantly affected" due to extensive damage Bopha inflicted on several banana-growing regions.
A solution finally may be at hand for the number-one consumer gripe about America's favorite fresh fruit: bananas and their tendency to quickly ripen and soften into an unappetizing mush.
Our summer-specific initiative, "Nature's Original Energy Bar," challenged active, health-seeking consumers to see the banana as an alternative to more costly sports drinks.
I looked down at the book and saw a picture of a kid in a banana costume.
But banana lovers should not go bananas over the hydrogel coating just yet.
Samar said that this win motivates the banana growers in Yemen to compete in the improvement of banana production and its cultivation as it has health benefits, and enables Yemen to enter into the global markets of bananas exporters.
Throughout the war years, the banana was revered and gained an exotic, almost mythical status.
The food Industry currently represents the biggest consumer of banana powder where it is widely used in infant food, puffed food, seasonings, solid beverages, cakes, cold food, instant food, etc.