honeydew melon


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Sauvignon Blanc Sweetness: Medium-sweet Tasting Notes: Delicate herbal and bright citrus flavors support a core of honeydew melon with a unique and distinct floral finish. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 6 Mar. 2023 Customers can buy bottled Mova Nature juices to go or order from a fresh juice bar, which serves healthy blends like pineapple, ginger and turmeric or honeydew melon, cucumber, spinach and apple. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 25 Jan. 2023 Flavors such as honeydew melon, a fresh-baked croissant and Lemonhead candies seal the deal. Michael Alberty, oregonlive, 17 Jan. 2023 These aromatic tones are provided by honeydew melon, pink pepper, pineapple leaf, lavender and suede, which come together to create an intoxicating and hypnotic experience. Dallas News, 30 Nov. 2022 Last April, a Texas hailstone that broke the state record was roughly the size of a honeydew melon at 6.4 inches in diameter, according to a report from The Weather Channel. Dallas News, 13 Apr. 2022 The official cocktail of the tournament is a refreshing vodka, lemonade, and raspberry liqueur drink, served with honeydew melon balls that evoke tennis balls. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 2 Sep. 2022 The flavor profile is light and summery, with a honeydew melon shrub, strawberry and mint, and a splash of lemon. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Aug. 2022 Aromas of mandarins, some honeydew melon, cherries and slight mint brittle. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 31 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of honeydew melon was in 1894

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“Honeydew melon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeydew%20melon. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

honeydew melon

: a pale smooth-skinned muskmelon with greenish sweet flesh

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