Meaning of BANANA in English

BANANA

[noun] - a long curved fruit with a usually yellow skin and soft, sweet flesh insideHave a banana, Roger. [C]Decorate the dessert with sliced banana. [U]A banana tree has long green leaves which grow from the top of a central stem.See pictures: Fruit, Trees(disapproving) A banana republic is a small country, esp. in S and Central America, that is poor and often badly and immorally ruled.(UK informal) A banana skin is a sudden unexpected situation that makes a person appear foolish or causes them difficulty.Trying to keep the story out of the newspapers turned out to be another banana skin for the prime minister.A banana split is a sweet dish made of a banana cut in half with ice cream and cream on top.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.