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cantaloupe:

see gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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; 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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cantaloupe

[′kant·əl‚ōp]
(botany)
The fruit (pepo) of Cucumis malo, a small, distinctly netted, round to oval muskmelon of the family Cucurbitaceae in the order Violales.

cantaloupe

, cantaloup
1. a cultivated variety of muskmelon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, with ribbed warty rind and orange flesh
2. any of several other muskmelons
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