Persian melon


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Persian melon

n.
A variety of melon (Cucumis melo) having a strongly netted, unridged rind and musky, orange-colored flesh.

Persian melon

n
(Plants) another name for winter melon

Per′sian mel′on


n.
1. a round muskmelon having a green, reticulate, unribbed rind and orange flesh.
2. the plant bearing this fruit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Persian melon - any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smellPersian melon - any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smell
winter melon - the fruit of the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
Cucumis melo, muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine - any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
2.Persian melon - the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large green melon with orange flesh
winter melon - the fruit of the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
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