winter melon


Definition of winter melon

  1. 1 :  any of several muskmelons (as a casaba or honeydew melon) that are fruits of a cultivated vine (Cucumis melo indorus)

  2. 2 :  a large white-fleshed melon that is the fruit of an Asian vine (Benincasa hispida) and is used especially in Chinese cooking

Circa 1900

First Known Use of winter melon

circa 1900

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