nutmeg melon

nutmeg melon
noun
1. a muskmelon vine with fruit that has a thin reticulated rind and sweet green flesh
Hypernyms: ↑sweet melon, ↑muskmelon, ↑sweet melon vine, ↑Cucumis melo
Part Meronyms: ↑net melon, ↑netted melon
2. the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine; a melon with netlike markings and deep green flesh
Syn: ↑net melon, ↑netted melon
Hypernyms: ↑muskmelon, ↑sweet melon
Part Holonyms: ↑net melon, ↑netted melon, ↑Cucumis melo reticulatus

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noun

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nutmeg melon,
a variety of small muskmelon with a netted rind.

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  • nutmeg melon. — See netted melon. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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