Banana vs. Coconut

Banana vs. Coconut — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Banana and Coconut

Banananoun

Any of several treelike plants of the genus Musa, especially M. acuminata, having a terminal crown of large, entire leaves and a hanging cluster of fruits.

Coconutnoun

The fruit of the coconut palm, consisting of a fibrous husk surrounding a large seed.

Banananoun

The elongated, edible fruit of these plants, having a thick yellowish to reddish skin and whitish, pulpy flesh.

Coconutnoun

The large, brown, hard-shelled seed of the coconut, containing white flesh surrounding a partially fluid-filled central cavity.

Banananoun

An elongated curved tropical fruit that grows in bunches and has a creamy flesh and a smooth skin.

Coconutnoun

The edible white flesh of the coconut, often shredded and used in food and confections or for the extraction of coconut oil.

Banananoun

Especially, the sweet, yellow fruit of the Cavendish banana cultivar.

Coconutnoun

A coconut palm.

Banananoun

The tropical tree-like plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, usually of the genus Musa but sometimes also including plants from Ensete, has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain.

Coconutnoun

A fruit of the coconut palm (not a true nut), Cocos nucifera, having a fibrous husk surrounding a large seed.

Banananoun

(uncountable) A yellow colour, like that of a banana's skin.

Coconutnoun

A hard-shelled seed of this fruit, having white flesh and a fluid-filled central cavity.

Banananoun

A person of Asian descent, especially a Chinese American, who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian (from the "yellow" outside and "white" inside). Compare assimilated Hispanic or Black or Black person who is "black outside" and "white inside".

Coconutnoun

(uncountable) The edible white flesh of this fruit.

Banananoun

(nuclear physics) A banana equivalent dose.

Coconutnoun

The coconut palm.

Banananoun

(colloquial) A catamorphism (from the use of banana brackets in the notation).

Coconutnoun

A Hispanic or dark-skinned person who acts “white” (Caucasian), alluding to the fact that a coconut is brown on the outside and white on the inside.

Bananaadjective

Curved like a banana, especially of a ball in flight.

Coconutnoun

A black person who thinks "white" (European).

Banananoun

any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits

Coconutnoun

A Pacific islander.

Banananoun

elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh

Coconutnoun

(slang) A female breast.

Coconutnoun

(slang) The human head (often used in cricket broadcasts when a ball hits or nearly hits a batsman on the head).

Coconutnoun

the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries

Coconutnoun

large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

Coconutnoun

tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics