Definition of muskmelon in English:


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  • An edible melon of a type that has a raised network of markings on the skin. Its many varieties include those with orange, yellow, green, or white juicy flesh.

    ‘Cantaloupe melons are also known as musk melons and are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta carotene.’
    • ‘In a blender or a food processor purée musk melon along with ginger and mint leaves.’
    • ‘Water melons and musk melons not only have an alkalizing effect on the body but also provide the body with essential fluids that it needs for performing various tasks.’
    • ‘I don't think we will plant watermelon again as it takes up quite a bit of room and we prefer many of the musk melons and would rather devote room to them.’
    • ‘Netted melons, popularly called cantaloupes by Americans, are actually musk melons.’



/ˈməskˌmel(ə)n/ /ˈməskˌmɛl(ə)n/