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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.

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

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

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmelən] Nsandía f

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtərmɛlən] npastèque fwater meter ncompteur m d'eau

watermelon

[ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən] nanguria, cocomero

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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The tsamma melon was used as a source of water for people crossing the desert, and the story goes that it was only possible to cross during tsamma season.
The Tsamma Melon Body Spray is simply gorgeous and Shea Gold, with its lemon aroma, is the one of the best shea butters.