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Melon vs. Pepo

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Melonnoun

(countable) Any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae grown for food, generally not including the cucumber.

Peponoun

A fruit of plants of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, possessing a hard rind and producing many seeds in a single, central, pulpy chamber.

Melonnoun

Genus Cucumis, various musk melons, including the honeydew and the cantaloupes, and the horned melon.

Peponoun

A plant producing such a fruit.

Melonnoun

Genus Citrullus, the watermelon and others

Peponoun

Any fleshy fruit with a firm rind, as a pumpkin, melon, or gourd. See Gourd.

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Melonnoun

Genus Benincasa, a winter melon

Melonnoun

Genus Momordica, the bitter melon

Melonnoun

(uncountable) The fruit of such plants.

Melonnoun

(uncountable) A light pinkish orange colour, like that of some melon flesh.

Melonnoun

Breasts.

Melonnoun

The head.

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Melonnoun

A member of the Green Party, or similar environmental group.

Melonnoun

(countable) A mass of adipose tissue found in the forehead of all toothed whales, used to focus and modulate vocalizations.

Melonnoun

(chemistry) The result of heptazine being polymerized with the tri-s-triazine units linked through an amine (NH) link.

Melonadjective

Of a light pinkish orange colour, like that of melon flesh.

Melonnoun

The juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon, and citron melon; also, the plant that produces the fruit.

Melonnoun

A large, ornamental, marine, univalve shell of the genus Melo.

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Melonnoun

any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh

Melonnoun

any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers

Melonnoun

the large round fruit of a plant of the gourd family, with sweet pulpy flesh and many seeds

‘a slice of melon’; ‘a ripe melon will smell sweet’;

Melonnoun

a woman's breasts.

Melonnoun

the Old World plant which yields the melon.

Melonnoun

a waxy mass in the head of dolphins and other toothed whales, thought to focus acoustic signals.

Melon

A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with sweet, edible, and fleshy fruit. The word can refer to either the plant or specifically to the fruit.

‘melon’;

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