Definition of Cantaloupe

1. Noun. A variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh.




2. Noun. The fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh.
Exact synonyms: Cantaloup
Generic synonyms: Muskmelon, Sweet Melon
Group relationships: Cantaloup, Cantaloup Vine, Cantaloupe Vine, Cucumis Melo Cantalupensis

Definition of Cantaloupe

1. n. A muskmelon of several varieties, having when mature, a yellowish skin, and flesh of a reddish orange color.

Definition of Cantaloupe

1. Noun. (Europe) A type of melon, ''Cucumis melo cantalupensis''; ''also known as "true cantaloupe"''.(defdate From 1739.) ¹

2. Noun. (Australia US) A type of melon, ''Cucumis melo reticulatus'', with sweet orange flesh and a rough skin resembling netting; ''also known as muskmelon or rockmelon''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cantaloupe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantaloupe

canstick
cansticks
cant
cant dog
cant hook
cant hooks
cant over
cant strip
cantabile
cantabiles
cantal
cantala
cantalas
cantalope
cantaloup
cantaloupe (current term)
cantaloupe vine
cantaloupes
cantaloupey
cantaloups
cantals
cantankerous
cantankerously
cantankerousness
cantar
cantars
cantata
cantatas
cantate
cantates

Literary usage of Cantaloupe

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1. Diseases of Truck Crops and Their Control by Jacob Joseph Taubenhaus (1918)
"DISEASES OF THE cantaloupe ... meld) The cantaloupe is subject to numerous diseases which often reduce the yield of the crop and entail heavy money losses. ..."

2. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"There are two kinds of melons eaten in the United States,—the first the watermelon, and the second the cantaloupe or muskmelon. ..."

3. Agricultural Economics: A Selection of Materials in which Economic by Edwin Griswold Nourse (1916)
"TRANSPORTATION RATES AND cantaloupe PRICES' BY WELLS A. SHERMAN' The daily receipts of car lots of cantaloupes naturally play an important part in ..."

4. Virginia Cookery-book by Mary Stuart Smith (1912)
"Sweetmeats of Citron or cantaloupe Melons.—Green Gooseberries.—Greengage Plums.—Jelly.—Grape Preserves.—To Preserve Clingstone Peaches.—Peach Jam. ..."

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