horned melon

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horned melon

n.
1. A tropical vine (Cucumis metuliferus) native to Africa, having lobed leaves and cultivated for its oblong, spiny, orange to red fruits.
2. The fruit of this plant. In both senses also called horned cucumber.
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And for shoppers in search of stranger things, the display highlights its Halloween classics, including Buddha's hand citron, Kiwano horned melon, pink and pointy dragon fruit, hairy rambutan, rosy red cactus pears and crimson-colored blood oranges.
I decided it was not for me after hearing a customer trill: "For heaven's sake, Orlando, stop fondling the kiwano fruit.
Feijoa -- Stock near passion fruit, guava, feijoa and kiwano.
Pertencente a familia das cucurbitaceas, o kino ou kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus E.
Bacaba, biriba, noni, pupunha, kiwano, uxi, durian, bacuri, plus a strange variety of red banana that filled the entire market with color.
Best international produce Impeccable fruits and veggies from all around the planet entice shoppers at Fresh Market, whether they're looking for Chinese Buddha hands, South American kiwano melons or fresh Oregon truffles.
How about mizuna, kohlrabi, kiwano, shiso, roselle, cape gooseberry, cardoon, scorzonera, spilanthes, or hyacinth bean?
The company will be presenting a new generation of tea mixtures with exotic flavours and unusual recipes that combine such aromatic fruits as tamarillo, kiwano, kumquat, cherimoya, rambutan and grenadilla, under the trade fair motto: The Taste of the World from the Home of Tea.
1/2 cup melon (cantaloupe, kiwano, or favorite) cubes 1/2 cup berries 1/2 cup pineapple chunks 1/2 star fruit, sliced thin 1/2 cup peach slices 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar(*)
The kiwano, a member of the melon and cucumber family, made Helm's list of recommendations.
One is filled with baskets of oddities, including Meradol red papaya, Kiwano melons, baby red bananas and carambola/star fruit.