1A salad vegetable that resembles a very small watermelon but tastes like a slightly sour cucumber.
- ‘the cucamelons were quite a unique experience, reminding me of gherkins in texture’
2The climbing plant of the gourd family that yields cucamelons, native to Central America.
Melothria scabra, family Cucurbitaceae
Are You Learning English? Here Are Our Top English Tips