cantaleup
Cantaloupe Can"ta*loupe, n. [F. cantaloup, It. cantalupo, so called from the caste of Cantalupo, in the Marca d'Ancona, in Italy, where they were first grown in Europe, from seed said to have been imported from Armenia.] A muskmelon of several varieties, having when mature, a yellowish skin, and flesh of a reddish orange color. [Written also {cantaleup}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Cantaloupe — Can ta*loupe, n. [F. cantaloup, It. cantalupo, so called from the caste of Cantalupo, in the Marca d Ancona, in Italy, where they were first grown in Europe, from seed said to have been imported from Armenia.] A muskmelon of several varieties,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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