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watermelon

noun wa·ter·mel·on \-ˌme-lən\

: a large, round fruit that has hard, green skin, sweet, red, juicy flesh, and black seeds

Full Definition of WATERMELON

1
:  a large oblong or roundish fruit with a hard green or white rind often striped or variegated, a sweet watery pink, yellowish, or red pulp, and usually many seeds
2
:  a widely cultivated African vine (Citrullus lanatus syn. C. vulgaris) of the gourd family that bears watermelons
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First Known Use of WATERMELON

1615
WATERMELONS Defined for Kids

watermelon

noun wa·ter·mel·on \ˈw-tər-ˌme-lən, ˈwä-\

Definition of WATERMELON for Kids

:  a large edible fruit with a hard rind and a sweet red juicy pulp

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