muskmelon


musk·mel·on

noun \ˈməsk-ˌme-lən\

Definition of MUSKMELON

:  a usually sweet edible melon that is the fruit of an annual trailing or climbing Asian vine (Cucumis melo) of the gourd family: as
a :  any of various melons (C. melo reticulatus) with netted skin and musky odor that include most of the muskmelons cultivated in North America; especially :  cantaloupe 1
b :  winter melon 1

First Known Use of MUSKMELON

1573

Rhymes with MUSKMELON

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