muskmelon

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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.

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

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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