cassabanana

noun

cas·​sa·​ba·​nana
¦kasəbəˈnanə
plural -s
: a tropical vine (Sicana odorifera) of the family Cucurbitaceae that is often cultivated for its ornamental slender fruit similar to the vegetable marrow

called also curuba, musk cucumber

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“Cassabanana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cassabanana. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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