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wa·ter·mel·on

 (wô′tər-mĕl′ən, wŏt′ər-)
n.
1. A vine (Citrullus lanatus) native to Africa, widely cultivated for its large edible fruit.
2. The fruit of this plant, having a hard green rind and sweet watery pink or reddish flesh.

watermelon

(ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən)
n
1. (Plants) an African melon, Citrullus vulgaris, widely cultivated for its large edible fruit
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this plant, which has a hard green rind and sweet watery reddish flesh

wa•ter•mel•on

(ˈwɔ tərˌmɛl ən, ˈwɒt ər-)

n.
1. the large, roundish or elongated fruit of a trailing vine, Citrullus lanata, of the gourd family, having a hard, green rind and a sweet, juicy, usu. pink or red pulp.
2. the vine itself.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watermelon - an African melonwatermelon - an African melon      
watermelon - large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
Citrullus, genus Citrullus - a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
melon vine, melon - any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
2.watermelon - large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulpwatermelon - large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
melon - any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh
Translations
waatlemoenwartlemoenwaterlemoen
بَطِّيخَبطيخبطيخة
vodní meloun
vandmelon
vesimeloni
lubenica
görögdinnye
スイカ
수박
arbūzas
pepene
lubenica
vattenmelon
แตงโม
dưa hấu

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmelən] Nsandía f

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtərmɛlən] npastèque fwater meter ncompteur m d'eau

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən] nanguria, cocomero

watermelon

بَطِّيخَ vodní meloun vandmelon Wassermelone καρπούζι sandía vesimeloni pastèque lubenica anguria スイカ 수박 watermeloen vannmelon arbuz melancia арбуз vattenmelon แตงโม karpuz dưa hấu 西瓜
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The Watermellon author says she goes to bed at 10pm each night but often remains awake staring at the ceiling until it gets bright again.
The huge watermellon wherein I once dwelled unsuspecting