Cucumis Melo
Muskmelon Musk"mel`on, n. [Musk + melon.] (Bot.) The fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant ({Cucumis Melo}) of the gourd family, having a peculiar aromatic flavor, and cultivated in many varieties, the principal sorts being the cantaloupe, of oval form and yellowish flesh, and the smaller nutmeg melon with greenish flesh. See Illust. of {Melon}. [1913 Webster]

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