winter melon

winter melon

noun
a variety of late-keeping muskmelon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a sweet, edible flesh.

Origin:
1895–1900

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winter melon
 
n
Also called: Persian melon a variety of muskmelon, Cucumis melo inodorus, that has sweet fruit with pale orange flesh and an unridged rind

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