honeydew melon


Definition of honeydew melon

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

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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 Avocados lead 2018's clean fruits and veggies list, followed by sweet corn, pineapples, cabbage, onions, frozen sweet peas, papayas, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, honeydew melon, kiwi, cantaloupe, cauliflower and broccoli. Susan Scutti, CNN, "Strawberries again top 2018's 'Dirty Dozen' fruits and veggies," 10 Apr. 2018 The Greenseer—made with eucalyptus tequila, honeydew melon, and a stinging dash of habanero bitters—offers a medicinal riff on the spicy margarita. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Magazine, "This Pharmacy-Themed Bar in Chinatown Has the Cure for What Ails You," 9 Mar. 2018

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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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