cantaloup


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cantaloupe
Cucumis melo

can·ta·loupe

also can·ta·loup  (kăn′tl-ōp′)
n.
1. A variety of melon (Cucumis melo) having a tan rind with netlike ridges and sweet fragrant orange flesh.
2. Any of several other similar melons.

[French cantaloup, from Italian cantalupo (after Cantalupo, a former papal villa near Rome where it was first cultivated in Europe after introduction from Armenia).]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cantaloup - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange fleshcantaloup - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
cantaloup, cantaloupe - the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish 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
2.cantaloup - the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
muskmelon, sweet melon - the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
cantaloup, cantaloup vine, cantaloupe, cantaloupe vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis - a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
Translations

cantaloup

[ˈkæntəluːp] Ncantalupo m

cantaloup(e)

nHonigmelone f, → Buttermelone f
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Watermelon, strawberries, cantaloup and grapefruit are the wateriest fruits.
14 DA le kilo le prix de la pasteque et de 150 a 180 DA le kilo du melon et la cantaloup. Quant au prix de la peche, il s'affiche a pas moins de 250 DA.
After his time in France, he spent five years in Sao Paulo, first working at the prestigious restaurant Cantaloup, acclaimed as the best restaurant in Brazil, and then at Leopoldo, in Sao Paulo.