muskmelon

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muskmelon:

see melonmelon,
fruit of Cucumis melo, a plant of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Asia and now cultivated extensively in warm regions. There are many varieties, differing in taste, color, and skin texture—e.g.
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muskmelon

[′məsk‚mel·ən]
(botany)
Cucumis melo. The edible, fleshy, globular to long-tapered fruit of a trailing annual plant of the order Violales; surface is uniform to broadly sutured to wrinkled, and smooth to heavily netted, and flesh is pale green to orange; varieties include cantaloupe, Honey Dew, Casaba, and Persian melons.

muskmelon

any of several varieties of the melon Cucumis melo, such as the cantaloupe and honeydew
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