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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations
waatlemoenwartlemoenwaterlemoen
بَطِّيخَبطيخبطيخة
vodní meloun
vandmelon
vesimeloni
lubenica
görögdinnye
スイカ
수박
arbūzas
pepene
lubenica
vattenmelon
แตงโม
dưa hấu

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmelən] Nsandía f
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watermelon

[ˈwɔːtərmɛlən] npastèque fwater meter ncompteur m d'eau
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watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən] nanguria, cocomero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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WATER melon, according to Wikipedia, is a fruit with the botanical name Citrullus lanatus, a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae which has its origin in West Africa.
In fact, it's particularly popular at the moment, with a host of new skincare launches harnessing the power of citrullus lanatus (to use its formal name).
In fact, it's particularly popular the moment, with a host of new skincare launches harnessing the power of citrullus lanatus (to use formal name).
Physicochemical properties and fatty acid composition of Citrullus lanatus (Egusi Melon) seed oil.
Comparative efficacy of Tephrosia vogelii and Moringa oleifera against insect pests of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thumb).
This favors the transmission of these parasites, increasing chances of environmental contamination, disease dissemination, and propagation of these etiological agents (SILVA & CAPUANO, 2008), given that we captured the individuals close to locations that extractive agents use for cultivating watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) and corn (Zea mays).
Analysis on genetic variability and heritability of fruit characters in Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumura and Nakai (Cucurbitaceae) cultivars.
The dermatologically acceptable excipients are 79-97% by weight of the composition and contain 60-75% aqueous phase comprising: polydecene; dimethicone; propylene glycol; isopropyl myristate; emulsifying wax NF (blend of cetearyl alcohol and polysorbate 6.0); glyceryl stearate and PEG (polyethylene glycol)-100 stearate; cetyl alcohol; triethanolamine; stearic acid; phenoxyethanol; fragrance; vitis vinifera (grapeseed) oil; citrullus lanatus (watermelon) fruit extract and citrullene; carbomer; butylated hydroxytoluene; glutathione; alpha arbutin and water.
Sirat et al., "Anti-inflammatory activities of cucurbitacin E isolated from Citrullus lanatus var.