Melon

Seeds and vegetables fruits

Cucumis melo

Synonyms:
Muskmelon, Kharabuja
Melon (Wiktionary)

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛlən/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlən

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French melon, from Late Latin melonem, from Latin melopeponem (type of pumpkin), from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn), from μῆλον (mêlon, apple) + πέπων (pépōn, ripe).

Noun

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