casaba melon
casaba casaba n. a winter melon having a yellowish rind; -- called also {casaba melon}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • casaba melon — noun melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh • Syn: ↑casaba • Hypernyms: ↑winter melon * * * noun see casaba * * * ca|sa|ba «kuh SAH buh», noun, or casaba melon, a kind of winter muskmelon with a yellow rind that belo …   Useful english dictionary

  • casaba melon — sėjamojo meliono vėlyvasis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vaisinis kultūrinis augalas (Cucumis melo subsp. melo var. inodorus). atitikmenys: lot. Cucumis melo subsp. melo var. inodorus angl. casaba melon; honeydew melon; winter… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • casaba — n. a winter melon having a yellowish rind; called also {casaba melon}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • casaba — noun melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh • Syn: ↑casaba melon • Hypernyms: ↑winter melon …   Useful english dictionary

  • casaba — /keuh sah beuh/, n. a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a wrinkled, yellow rind and sweet, juicy, greenish flesh. Also, cassaba. Also called casaba melon. [1885 90, Amer.; named after Kassaba (now Turgutlu), town near… …   Universalium

  • casaba — /kəˈsabə/ (say kuh sahbuh) noun a kind of winter muskmelon, having a yellow rind and sweet, juicy flesh. Also, casaba melon, cassaba. {named after Kassaba, town in western Turkey} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Melon — is a term used for various members of the Cucurbitaceae family with fleshy fruit. Melon can refer to either the plant or the fruit, which is a false berry. Many different cultivars have been produced, particularly of muskmelons. The plant grows… …   Wikipedia

  • casaba — [kə sä′bə] n. [after Kasaba, former name of Turgutlu, Turkey, whence the melon came] a type of winter melon with a hard, yellow rind and sweet, usually white flesh …   English World dictionary

  • melon — /mel euhn/, n. 1. the fruit of any of various plants of the gourd family, as the muskmelon or watermelon. 2. medium crimson or deep pink. 3. the visible upper portion of the head of a surfacing whale or dolphin, including the beak, eyes, and… …   Universalium

  • melon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fruit, cantaloupe, honey dew, casaba, Persian melon, watermelon, etc.; slang, graft. See money, food. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pepo, Cucurbitaceae (Latin), gourd; see food , fruit 1 . Types of melons… …   English dictionary for students

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