Main definitions of paddymelon in English

: paddymelon1paddymelon2

paddymelon1

noun

Australian
  • variant spelling of pademelon

    ‘Paddymelons, which look like small round watermelons, are often found beside outback roads.’
    variant spelling of pademelon
    • ‘Paddy melon or bitter apple [Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin] is also a summer annual, but differs from dudaim melon by having deeply lobed leaves and round fruits 2-3 cm wide covered with weak prickles.’

Origin

Late 19th century probably by erroneous association with paddymelon.

Main definitions of paddymelon in English

: paddymelon1paddymelon2

paddymelon2

Pronunciation /ˈpadēˌmelən/ /ˈpædiˌmɛlən/

noun

variant spelling of pademelon