honeydew melon


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

Examples of honeydew melon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here's how to find a perfectly ripe honeydew melon. Veronica Bravo, USA TODAY, 12 July 2024 Honeydew-Cilantro Agua Fresca With Tequila Aguas frescas are nonalcoholic, but this cocktail-by-the-pitcher version adds tequila, combining honeydew melon with chiles and flecks of cilantro. Betty Hallock, Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2024 In other words, the difference between muskmelons and cantaloupe is that cantaloupe is a type of muskmelon—along with honeydew melons. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 June 2024 When choosing a honeydew melon, look for a yellow-hued rind. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 June 2024 The 2021 Antonov Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of white flowers, grapefruit pith, lemon grass, and passionfruit that draw you in to this full-bodied wine and then give way to flavors of mango, pineapple, and honeydew melon. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 9 May 2024 Juice from blended and strained cucumber and honeydew melon is mixed with a floral gin and served with ice. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 28 Mar. 2024 From what looks like a royal jewel chest, a server pulls tiny drawers housing accoutrements—hoisin, scallions, matchsticks of cucumber, pickles, honeydew melon—then demonstrates the optimal technique for wrapping slices of meat and garnishes into bing pancakes, plucked from a bamboo steamer. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2023 After making your favorite sangria recipe, add a spooky twist to this classic by filling your punch bowl with fruit like honeydew melon and apples sliced into fun Halloween shapes using cookie cutters. Christina Manian, Rdn, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Oct. 2023

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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 22 Jul. 2024.

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honeydew melon

: a pale smooth-skinned muskmelon with greenish sweet flesh

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