honeydew melon
noun Date: 1916 a pale smooth-skinned winter melon with sweet greenish flesh

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  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honeydew melon — ► NOUN ▪ a melon of a variety with smooth pale skin and sweet green flesh …   English terms dictionary

  • honeydew melon — ☆ honeydew melon n. a type of winter melon with a smooth, whitish rind and very sweet, greenish flesh …   English World dictionary

  • honeydew melon — UK [ˌhʌnɪdjuː ˈmelən] / US [ˌhʌnɪdu ˈmelən] noun [countable] Word forms honeydew melon : singular honeydew melon plural honeydew melons a melon (= type of large round fruit) with yellow skin and sweet white or green flesh …   English dictionary

  • honeydew 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)

  • honeydew melon — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑winter melon, ↑Persian melon, ↑winter melon vine, ↑Cucumis melo inodorus • Hypernyms: ↑sweet… …   Useful english dictionary

  • honeydew melon — a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a smooth, pale green rind and sweet, juicy, light green flesh. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • honeydew melon — noun a melon with sweet green flesh and a smooth greenish white rind …   Wiktionary

  • honeydew melon — hon|ey|dew mel|on [ ,hʌnidu melən ] noun count a MELON (=type of large round fruit) with yellow skin and sweet white or green flesh …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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