Cucumis melo

Definitions of Cucumis melo
  1. noun
    any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
    synonyms: muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine
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    Cucumis melo cantalupensis, cantaloup, cantaloup vine, cantaloupe, cantaloupe vine
    a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
    Cucumis melo inodorus, Persian melon, honeydew melon, winter melon, winter melon vine
    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
    Cucumis melo reticulatus, net melon, netted melon, nutmeg melon
    a muskmelon vine with fruit that has a thin reticulated rind and sweet green flesh
    type of:
    melon, melon vine
    any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
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