honeydew melon


Definition of honeydew melon

: a pale smooth-skinned winter melon with sweet greenish flesh

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The signature cocktail of the event – the Honey Deuce – is made with Grey Goose vodka, raspberry liquor, lemonade and topped with a honeydew melon ball. Wayne Coffey, USA TODAY, "US Open: Fans with deep pockets springing for Honey Deuce, other high-priced concessions," 3 Sep. 2019 Tennis fans will order $69 caviar plates (one ounce of hackleback) and $17 signature cocktails (vodka, lemonade, raspberry liqueur and honeydew melon balls) at Lure Oyster Bar. Kevin Draper, New York Times, "Slurp Juice, Zip Lines and Teenagers: Welcome to the Fortnite World Cup," 28 July 2019 This recipe combines hearty quinoa, refreshing honeydew melon, spicy chile peppers and a bright cumin lime dressing for a salad that is filling and cooling. Anna Thomas Bates, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "On a hot day, this quinoa salad can cool you down - without overheating your kitchen," 11 July 2018 Additionally, this salad is delicious chilled, and the honeydew melon is juicy and refreshing. Anna Thomas Bates, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "On a hot day, this quinoa salad can cool you down - without overheating your kitchen," 11 July 2018 But, a significant number are quite different, especially those from California – heavier and less acidic, with more neutral flavors of honeydew melons or ripe pears. Marnie Old, Philly.com, "Great Wine Values: Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc," 2 July 2018 Prosciutto and honeydew melon are tossed with candied hazelnuts and mint leaves in a lime, tamarind and fish-sauce dressing. New York Times, "Red-Sauce Italian Cooking Finds a Future at Don Angie," 29 May 2018 Maloney encouraged the students to identify different types of melons such as watermelon, honeydew melons and cantaloupes, and discussed states they are grown in such as California, Arizona, Texas and Florida. Julie Gallant, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Bayer donates salad bars to Ramona schools," 29 May 2018 The iconic Yankee Candle honeydew melon candle debuts. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "Home Fragrances: A Brief History, From Ancient Egypt To Today," 5 Aug. 2016

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First Known Use of honeydew melon

1894, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of honeydew melon

: a type of large fruit (called a melon) that has a hard, smooth skin and green flesh

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hon·​ey·​dew melon | \ ˈhə-nē-ˌdü-, -ˌdyü-\

Kids Definition of honeydew melon

: a pale melon with greenish sweet flesh and smooth skin

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