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watermelon

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noun wa·ter·mel·on \-ˌme-lən\

Simple Definition of watermelon

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

Full Definition of watermelon

  1. 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. 2 :  a widely cultivated African vine (Citrullus lanatus syn. C. vulgaris) of the gourd family that bears watermelons

1615

First Known Use of watermelon

1615



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