Musa

noun
Mu·​sa | \ ˈmyüzə \

Definition of Musa

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of perennial herbs (family Musaceae) that resemble trees, and have huge sheathing leaves, flower clusters subtended by bright-colored bracts, and a fleshy baccate fruit — see abaca, banana, plantain

Definition of MUSA (Entry 2 of 2)

multiple-unit steerable antenna

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History and Etymology for Musa

Noun

New Latin, from Arabic mawzah banana

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“Musa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Musa. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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