Cucumis melo
Honeydew melon Hon"ey*dew` mel"on, n. A type of winter melon ({Cucumis melo} inodorus) related to the muskmelon ({Cucumis melo} reticulatus), but having a smooth pale yellowish-green rind and sweet, juicy, light green flesh. It is slightly ovoid in shape, commonly about 8 to 10 inches long on the long axis. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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