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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One flood tide she found the water covered with muskmelons. They bobbed and bumped along up the estuary in countless thousands.
Raw Material Procurement: The muskmelon fruit, chemicals required for seed oil extraction (n-hexane, diethyl ether) and analysis (glacial acetic acid, iodine trichloride, carbon tetra chloride, sodium thiosulphate) were purchased from market.
Terming the heatwave "extremely dangerous", doctors have been advising people to drink at least five litres of water daily and eat fruits like watermelon and muskmelon, as they have high water content.
Lettuce, cucumber, muskmelon and collard seeds can sprout after five years.
On W sl ope of Pyr amid Hill near Guana Head, Proctor 48822 (US); W slope of Pyramid Hill above Guana Head, 150-200 ft., Proctor 47251 (SJ); Proctor 48361 (SJ); Muskmelon Bay, 150 ft., Proctor 48814 (SJ).
This means from the time you wake up, you are only on raw, uncooked food like muskmelon seeds, watermelon seeds, cornflakes, fruits, nuts, sprouted pulses, vegetable juices, and your first cooked meal is your lunch.
Andrade (2006) working with Muskmelon (Sancho hybrids) testing Nitrogen and Potassium doses in the melon growth under field conditions obtained results similar to those obtained in this study, where LAR was maximal at the beginning of the vegetative growth phase at 28 DAS.
Melons come in many varieties including watermelon, cantaloupe, muskmelon, honeydew, casaba, crenshaw, Persian and pepino.
Therefore, the aim of the present study, which selected muskmelon as the research object, was to determine the effects of different combinations of film covering methods, drip pipe density and irrigation limits on: (1) the activity of three soil enzymes (i.e.
An atypical showstopper from the region at Bar Vasquez, though, is the 2013 Dog Point Vineyard "Section 94" sauvignon blanc from Marlborough ($69 a bottle.) "Dubbed a 'New-Wave' Marlborough selection, it's all matchstick and muskmelon, texturally intriguing [and] not a canned green bean in sight," Still says.
Likewise, in previous studies concerning watermelon and muskmelon [21, 38], it was concluded that moderate water and nutrient conditions are best for vegetable growth.
The ORAC values of both unfermented and fermented juice were higher than that of muskmelon, carrot, and tomato but lower than that of blueberry, apple, avocado, and broccoli [16].