honeydew melon

noun
|Updated on: 6 Jun 2018

Definition of honeydew melon

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

Recent Examples of honeydew melon from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'honeydew melon.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of honeydew melon

1894

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

HONEYDEW MELON Defined for English Language Learners

honeydew melon

Definition of honeydew melon for English Language Learners

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


HONEYDEW MELON Defined for Kids

honeydew melon

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

Definition of honeydew melon for Students

: a pale melon with greenish sweet flesh and smooth skin

Learn More about honeydew melon


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up honeydew melon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

deserving of honor or esteem

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name More Food!

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!