Definition of musa:
- A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana ( Musa sapientum), the plantain ( M. paradisiaca of Linnaeus, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian ( M. Ensete), the Philippine Island ( M. textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.
- "The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines", T. H. Pardo de Tavera.
- "The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela", Benjamin of Tudela.
- "The Players", Everett B. Cole.