a large, brown and yellow nonvenomous crab spider, Heteropoda venatoria, seen on the walls of buildings in the tropics, sometimes transported to other regions in shipments of bananas.
- Banana split
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. Contemporary Examples She also recommends the banana split shake: strawberry, chocolate, and a mashed banana. The Most […]
bananahead noun A stupid person (1950s+)
crazy; deranged: All that chatter is driving me bananas. wildly enthusiastic: The crowd went bananas when the music began. a tropical plant of the genus Musa, certain species of which are cultivated for their nutritious fruit. Compare banana family. the fruit, especially that of M. paradisiaca, with yellow or reddish rind. Contemporary Examples The site […]