Persian melon


Definition of Persian melon

1 : a large globular muskmelon having a netted unribbed greenish outer surface and orange-colored flesh that is considered superior for freezing
2 or persian melon : a grayish reddish orange that is redder and lighter than Etruscan red or hyacinth red and redder and paler than light persimmon

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