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ca·sa·baalso cas·sa·ba (kə-sä′bə)
A variety of melon (Cucumis melo) having a yellow rind and sweet, whitish flesh.
[After Kasaba (Turgutlu), a city of western Turkey.]
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(Plants) a kind of winter muskmelon having a yellow rind and sweet juicy flesh
[from Kassaba, former name of Turgutlu, Turkey]
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n., pl. -bas.
a winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having sweet, juicy, greenish flesh.
[1885–90; after Kassaba (now Turgutlu), town near Izmir, Turkey]
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|Noun||1.||casaba - melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh|
winter melon - the fruit of the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
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