traveler's-tree

traveler's-tree

[trav-uh-lerz-tree, trav-lerz-]
noun
a bananalike tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, of Madagascar, having large leaves, the petioles of which contain a clear, watery sap.

Origin:
1855–60

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