casaba melon


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casaba melon:

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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casaba melon

[kə‚säb·ə ‚mel·ən]
(botany)
Cucumis melo. A winter muskmelon with a yellow rind and sweet flesh belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae of the order Violales.