Persian melon

/ˌpərʒən ˌmɛlən/

Other forms: Persian melons

Definitions of Persian melon
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: Cucumis melo inodorus, honeydew melon, winter melon, winter melon vine
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    Cucumis melo, muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine
    any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell
  2. noun
    the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large green melon with orange flesh
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    winter melon
    the fruit of the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
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