US /bəˈnæn.ə/ 
UK /bəˈnɑː.nə/ 

a long curved tropical fruit with a yellow skin

banana - موز
معادل فارسی: 


مثال انگلیسی: 

I bought one bunch of bananas, last night.

دیشب من یک خوشه موز خریدم.

Oxford Essential Dictionary


a long curved yellow fruit

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English


banana /bəˈnɑːnə $ -ˈnæ-/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
a long curved tropical fruit with a yellow skin

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


ba·nana [banana bananas]   [bəˈnɑːnə]    [bəˈnænə]  noun

a long curved fruit with a thick yellow skin and soft flesh, that grows on trees in hot countries
a bunch of bananas
Idiom: go bananas  
Word Origin:
late 16th cent.: via Portuguese or Spanish from Mande. Mande is a group of Niger-Congo languages spoken by the Mande people of West Africa.  
Example Bank:

• The company has acquired an unhappy knack of slipping on banana skins.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

banana     / bənɑ.nə /      / -næn.ə /   noun   [ C  or  U ]   
banana     A1     a long, curved fruit with a yellow skin and soft, sweet, white flesh inside:  
  a bunch of bananas 
  banana milkshake   

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Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary


/bənɑ:nə, -næn-/

Bananas are long curved fruit with yellow skins.
...a bunch of bananas.

If someone is behaving in a silly or crazy way, or if they become extremely angry, you can say that they are going bananas. (INFORMAL)
Adamson’s going to go bananas on this one.
ADJ: v-link ADJ

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary: 



ba·nana /bəˈnænə, Brit bəˈnɑːnə/ noun, pl -nan·as [count, noncount] : a long curved fruit with a thick peel that is yellow when it is ripe
• a bunch of bananas
• peel a banana
• (US) a banana peel = (Brit) a banana skin
✦In British English banana skin is used figuratively to describe a foolish or embarrassing mistake or failure.
• a director who has



   1. noun
a) An elongated curved fruit , which grows in bunches, and has a sweet creamy flesh and a smooth yellow skin.
b) The tropical treelike plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, of the genus Musa , has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain .
Syn: jook-sing , twinkie
Ant: egg
See Also: coconut , oreo
2. adjective
a) Flavoured with bananas.
b) Of the colour of bananas.

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