Plantain vs Jibarito - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between plantain and jibarito

is that plantain is a plant of the genus plantago , with a rosette of sessile leaves about 10 cm long with a narrow part instead of a petiole, and with a spike inflorescence with the flower spacing varying widely among the species see also psyllium or plantain can be a plant in the genus musa , the genus that includes banana, but with lower sugar content than banana while jibarito is a speciality sandwich of chicago, made with flattened fried green plantains instead of bread, a garlic-flavoured mayonnaise, and a filling that typically includes meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomato.

plantain

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) plainteine et al., (etyl) plaintain, from (etyl) , because of the broad, flat shape of the plantain leaves.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A plant of the genus Plantago , with a rosette of sessile leaves about 10 cm long with a narrow part instead of a petiole, and with a spike inflorescence with the flower spacing varying widely among the species. See also psyllium.
  • * 1653 , (Nicholas Culpeper), The English Physician Enlarged , Folio Society 2007, p. 225:
  • The roots of Plantain and Pellitory of Spain beaten to powder and put into hollow teeth, takes away the pains of them.
  • *2003 , (Michael Hofmann), translating Ernst Jünger, Storm of Steel , Penguin 2004, p. 41:
  • *:The paths too are overgrown, but easily identified by the presence on them of round-leaved plantains .
  • Synonyms
    * *
    Derived terms
    * * * * water plantain
    See also
    * (Plantago) * (Plantago) * (Plantago)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) plantano, obsolete variant of .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A plant in the genus Musa , the genus that includes banana, but with lower sugar content than banana.
  • The fruit of the plant, usually cooked before eating and used like potatoes.
  • See also
    * (wikipedia "plantain") * (Musa) * banana
    Quotations
    * (English Citations of "plantain") ----

    jibarito

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia jibarito)
  • A speciality sandwich of Chicago, made with flattened fried green plantains instead of bread, a garlic-flavoured mayonnaise, and a filling that typically includes meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2008, date=April 30, author=Julia Moskin, title=The Next Best Things in Sliced Bread, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The research for this article produced as much regret as revelation, with unrequitable longings for far-away creations like Chicago’s jibarito (steak squeezed between thin, crusty slices of smashed plantain) and extinct species like the chacarero of Jackson Heights, Queens: a Chilean sandwich with a garnish of chopped green beans, the specialty of a bakery that is now closed. }}