paddymelon

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paddymelon (ˈpædɪˌmɛlən)
 
n
1.  a South African cucurbitaceous vine, Cucumis myriocarpus, widely naturalized in Australia
2.  (Austral) the melon-like fruit of this plant
3.  a variant spelling of pademelon
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]

pademelon or paddymelon (ˈpædɪˌmɛlən)
 
n
a small wallaby of the genus Thylogale, of coastal scrubby regions of Australia
 
[C19: from a native Australian name]
 
paddymelon or paddymelon
 
n
 
[C19: from a native Australian name]

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