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
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Definition of muskmelon for Students
: a small round to oval melon (as a cantaloupe) with sweet usually green or orange flesh
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