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Rockmelon vs. Cantaloupe

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Rockmelonnoun

A type of melon, Cucumis melo subsp. reticulatus, with sweet orange flesh and a rough skin resembling netting.

Cantaloupenoun

A melon of species Cucumis melo subsp. melo with sweet orange flesh, with numerous cultivars in several cultivar groups.

Cantaloupenoun

Smooth-skinned, also known as true cantaloupe, found in the Middle East and also grown in Europe.

Cantaloupenoun

Having a rough skin resembling netting; also known as muskmelon or rockmelon.

Cantaloupenoun

An orange colour, like that of cantaloupe flesh.

Cantaloupenoun

A muskmelon of several varieties, having when mature, a yellowish skin, and flesh of a reddish orange color.

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Cantaloupenoun

a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh

Cantaloupenoun

the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh

Cantaloupe

The cantaloupe, rockmelon (Australia and New Zealand), sweet melon, or spanspek (South Africa) is a melon that is a variety of the muskmelon species (Cucumis melo) from the family Cucurbitaceae. Cantaloupes range in weight from 0.5 to 5 kilograms (1 to 11 lb).

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