banana-split

banana split

noun
an elaborate confection, typically consisting of a banana sliced lengthwise, on top of which are placed two or more scoops of ice cream, fruit or other syrup, and a topping of whipped cream, nuts, and a maraschino cherry.

Origin:
1915–20

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banana split
 
n
a dish of ice cream and banana cut in half lengthwise, usually topped with syrup, nuts, whipped cream, etc

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