melon loco


melon lo·​co
: a rough creeping cucurbitaceous vine (Apodanthera undulata) of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico that has a small fruit resembling a gourd and containing seeds rich in oil

Word History


Mexican Spanish melón loco, literally, crazy melon

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“Melon loco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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