It is a simple Puerto Rican cow's milk cheese called queso de hoja and it is wrapped in a plantain leaf.
He sees the vision of hell, falls down on the ground like a plantain tree blown by a tempest, and faints.
Then one of the soldiers bade me eat my plantain; and I thought I must do as I was bid.
I tasted the plantain beer, and found it somewhat sour; I did not like it at all.
Thus Quonna is a buffalo, Abrootoo is a cornstalk, Abbradi a plantain.
On this day, the Karanavan of the family gives to the child a spoonful or two of milk mixed with sugar and slices of plantain.
This land ceased to grow clover, and plantain and sorrel abounded.
There were also many large mugs, looking more like dishes, however, for the plantain juice to be poured into.
This he must eat off a plate made of Argyreia, or plantain leaves.
For something like sixty days they would be carried in canoes, and fed on plantain flour and garden herbs.
"banana," 1550s, plantan, from Spanish plátano, plántano, probably from Carib palatana "banana" (Arawak pratane), and altered by association with Spanish plátano "plane tree," from Medieval Latin plantanus "plane tree," itself altered (by association with Latin planta "plant") from Latin platanus (see plane (n.4)). So called from the shape of its leaves. There is no similarity or relation between this plant and plantain (n.2).
"weed of the genus Plantago," mid-13c., from Anglo-French plaunteyne, Old French plantain, from Latin plantaginem (nominative plantago), the common weed, from planta "sole of the foot" (see plant (n.)); so called from its flat leaves.