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winter melon

Definitions of winter 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, Persian melon, honeydew melon, winter melon vine
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    type of:
    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 the winter melon vine; a green melon with pale green to orange flesh that keeps well
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    types:
    honeydew, honeydew melon
    the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
    Persian melon
    the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large green melon with orange flesh
    casaba, casaba melon
    melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh
    type of:
    muskmelon, sweet melon
    the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
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