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Keiki

A "Keiki" is a baby banana. The word "keiki" means "children" in Hawaiian. The word is usually referred to, and referenced, when speaking of pup grown from a mother plant. It is not common for a tissue cultured banana to be called "keiki", but there may be exceptions. Another, more proper, term for a baby banana sucker in the Hawaiian language is Huli.

Used in a Sentence

"This keiki should grow really fast and produce a lot of other keiki within the next year or so."