honeydew

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noun hon·ey·dew \ˈhə-nē-ˌdü, -ˌdyü\

Definition of honeydew

  1. 1 :  a saccharine deposit secreted on the leaves of plants usually by aphids or scale insects or sometimes by a fungus

  2. 2 :  honeydew melon

1526

First Known Use of honeydew

1526


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