cantaloup


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cantaloupe
Cucumis melo

can·ta·loupe

also can·ta·loup  (kăn′tl-ōp′)
n.
1. A variety of melon (Cucumis melo) having a tan rind with netlike ridges and sweet fragrant orange flesh.
2. Any of several other similar melons.

[French cantaloup, from Italian cantalupo (after Cantalupo, a former papal villa near Rome where it was first cultivated in Europe after introduction from Armenia).]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cantaloup - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange fleshcantaloup - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
cantaloup, cantaloupe - the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
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.cantaloup - the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
muskmelon, sweet melon - the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
cantaloup, cantaloup vine, cantaloupe, cantaloupe vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
Translations

cantaloup

[ˈkæntəluːp] Ncantalupo m

cantaloup(e)

nHonigmelone f, → Buttermelone f
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14 DA le kilo le prix de la pasteque et de 150 a 180 DA le kilo du melon et la cantaloup.