watermelon

  1. an African melon
  2. large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp

Watermelon

[disambiguation] Watermelon is a plant with large, green fruit. Watermelon may also refer to: Arts and entertainment: Biology: Places in the United States: ...
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Watermelon

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus, family Cucurbitaceae) is a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from southern Africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick rind (exocarp) and fleshy center (mesocarp and endocarp). Pepos are der...
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Watermelon

(Citrullus) C. lanatus is the botanical name of the very popular fruit, Watermelon. C. lanatus of standard size grow into long, rambling vines. There are smaller, hybrid vines, however, that only spread to a diameter of 5 or 6 feet. Watermelon vines are clothed with large leaves and light yellow flowers, which are followed by the juicy fruit. Water...
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watermelon

[n] - an African melon 2. [n] - large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
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Watermelon

Watermelon: A fruit of African origin that is, in reality, a vegetable related to cucumbers and squash. Watermelon is 92% water and 8% sugar. It is rich in lypocene, an antioxidant that gives it its characteristic color. It is fat free.
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Watermelon

Wa'terĀ·mel`on noun (Botany) The very large ovoid or roundish fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant ( Citrullus vulgaris ) of many varieties; also, the plant itself. The fruit sometimes weighs many pounds; its pulp is usually pink in color, and full of a sweet watery juice. It is a native of tropic...
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watermelon

<botany> The very large ovoid or roundish fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of many varieties; also, the plant itself. The fruit sometimes weighs many pounds; its pulp is usually pink in colour, and full of a sweet watery juice. It is a native of tropical Africa, but is now cultivated in many countries. ... Source: Websters...
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watermelon

noun large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
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watermelon

watermelon vine noun an African melon
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Watermelon

• (n.) The very large ovoid or roundish fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of many varieties; also, the plant itself. The fruit sometimes weighs many pounds; its pulp is usually pink in color, and full of a sweet watery juice. It is a native of tropical Africa, but is now cultivated in many countries. See Illust. of Melon.Wat...
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watermelon

(Citrullus lanatus, formerly C. vulgaris), succulent fruit of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), native to tropical Africa, but under cultivation on ...
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Watermelon

Originally from Africa, this melon has a sweet, moist red flesh. Asians roast the seeds, and pickled watermelon rind is popular in some parts of the world. If slapping the watermelon returns a resounding hollow thump, it is ripe.
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watermelon

watermelon, plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Africa and introduced to America by Africans transported as slaves. Watermelons are now extensively cultivated in the United States and are popular also in S Russia. The fleshy, juicy fruit is eaten fresh, t...
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watermelon

Large melon belonging to the gourd family, native to tropical Africa, with a dark green rind and reddish juicy flesh studded with a large number of black seeds. It is widely cultivated in subtropical regions. (Genus Citrullus vulgaris, family Cucurbitaceae.)
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Watermelon

Originally from Africa, this melon has a sweet, moist red flesh. Asians roast the seeds, and pickled watermelon rind is popular in some parts of the world. If slapping the watermelon returns a resounding hollow thump, it is ripe.
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Watermelon

A popular fruit that grows on ground vines in a number of varieties of shapes and sizes, all round and fairly large. Watermelons could range in shape from round to elongated, weigh from 8 to 32 pounds and be filled with seeds or seedless. They have a thick rind that surrounds a range of the flesh colors from pink to dark red and yellow. Some of the...
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Watermelon

A popular fruit that grows on ground vines in a number of varieties of shapes and sizes, all round and fairly large. Watermelons could range in shape from round to elongated, weigh from 8 to 32 pounds and be filled with seeds or seedless. They have a thick rind that surrounds a range of the flesh colors from pink to dark red and yellow. Some of the...
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