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musk·mel·on

 (mŭsk′mĕl′ən)
n.
1. Any of several varieties of the melon Cucumis melo, such as the cantaloupe, having fruit characterized by a netted rind and edible flesh with a musky aroma.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.
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muskmelon

(ˈmʌskˌmɛlən)
n
1. (Plants) any of several varieties of the melon Cucumis melo, such as the cantaloupe and honeydew
2. (Cookery) the fruit of any of these melons, having ribbed or warty rind and sweet yellow, white, or green flesh with a musky aroma
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musk•mel•on

(ˈmʌskˌmɛl ən)

n.
1. a round or oblong melon, occurring in many varieties, having a juicy, sweet, yellow, white, or green, edible flesh.
2. the plant, Cucumis melo reticulatus, of the gourd family, bearing this fruit.
[1565–75]
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Noun1.muskmelon - any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smellmuskmelon - any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
muskmelon, sweet melon - the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
melon vine, melon - any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
Cucumis, genus Cucumis - cucumbers; muskmelons
cantaloup, cantaloup vine, cantaloupe, cantaloupe vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
Cucumis melo inodorus, honeydew melon, Persian melon, winter melon, winter melon vine - 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
Cucumis melo reticulatus, net melon, netted melon, nutmeg melon - a muskmelon vine with fruit that has a thin reticulated rind and sweet green flesh
2.muskmelon - the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
melon - any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh
cantaloup, cantaloupe - the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
winter melon - the fruit of the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
net melon, netted melon, nutmeg melon - the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine; a melon with netlike markings and deep green 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
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These fruits, in corresponding latitudes in Europe, are well known to succeed to perfection; and even in this continent, at the Rio Negro, under nearly the same parallel with Valdivia, sweet potatoes (convolvulus) are cultivated; and grapes, figs, olives, oranges, water and musk melons, produce abundant fruit.
Under it the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will assist in designating specifications for six crops namely coffee, watermelon, musk melon, ginger, soybean and sesame and also for trade promotion.
He also requested his counterparts for more market access for India's agricultural products like musk melon, bitter gourd, grapes, pumpkin, and milk products, which is pending with Indonesia.
Keeping in view the high yields of musk melon, loss of potentially valuable seeds, role of seed oil in maintaining human health and food preservation, this project was planned to extract the quality melon seed oil and to utilize it in the development of value-added food products.
He said that it was impossible for the growers to grow summer vegetables like cucumber, tomato, sweet chilies, green chilies, pumpkin, sponge gourd, bitter gourd, vegetable marrow, red gourd, Brinjal, water melon, musk melon manually during the winter.
Most varieties of musk melon have a musk smell, thus the name musk melon.
Musk melon and water melon have high water content and consumption of such fruits provide satiety without adding calories.
Spokesman of the agriculture department told here on Tuesday that summer vegetables like cucumber, tomato, sweet chilies, green chilies, pumpkin, sponge gourd, bitter gourd, vegetable marrow, red gourd, Brinjal, water melon, musk melon can be easily and successfully grown in low, walk-in and high tunnels.
Summer vegetation and winter vegetation; Tomato, Hot pepper, sweet pepper, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brinjal, Cucumber, Okra, Bottle Gourd, Carrot, Potato, Onion, Lettuce leaf, Tinda Gourd, Pumpkin, Arum, Radish, Turnip, Peas, Spinach, Mint, Turmeric, Ginger, Musk Melon, Fenugreek, Beets, Mustard, Water Melon, Sweet Potato Coriander, Mint and Garlic Why to practice kitchen gardening?
Biology and population of melon fruit fly on musk melon and Indian squash Intl.
Festival, NH Trading is putting significant effort into its melon business with a 4kg gift-pack musk melon promotion in 50 of Hong Kong's Wellcome stores."
The rice would be flavoured with fresh jasmine, the gobhi narangi would be redolent of the aroma of orange blossoms, kebabs would have betel leaves as filling, mutton korma would acquire a different taste with musk melon and vegetables would be dum- cooked in buttermilk.