Definition of Sweet melon

1. Noun. Any of several varieties of vine whose fruit has a netted rind and edible flesh and a musky smell.




2. Noun. The fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers.
Exact synonyms: Muskmelon
Generic synonyms: Melon
Specialized synonyms: Cantaloup, Cantaloupe, Winter Melon, Net Melon, Netted Melon, Nutmeg Melon
Group relationships: Cucumis Melo, Muskmelon, Sweet Melon Vine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Melon

sweet four o'clock
sweet gale
sweet goldenrod
sweet granadilla
sweet gum
sweet gum tree
sweet gum trees
sweet hereafter
sweet iron
sweet leaf
sweet lemon
sweet lime
sweet marjoram
sweet melon (current term)
sweet melon vine
sweet mother of Jesus
sweet nothings
sweet oil
sweet oils
sweet orange
sweet orange tree
sweet oranges
sweet pea
sweet peas
sweet pepper
sweet pepper plant
sweet pepperbush
sweet peppers

Literary usage of Sweet melon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society, North-China Branch, China Branch (1920)
"A variety of the Chinese sweet melon with dark streaked skin. 4. ... The mealy sweet melon of Chinese origin. 6. A dark-green long vegetable melon. 7. ..."

2. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Low justly concludes that the Palestinians (and the Syrians, for their name only differs slightly) got the sweet melon from the Greeks, whilst for the ..."

3. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"But this is only the ' water-melon ' ; for in the Mishna it is distinguished from the sweet melon, the latter being named by a mere transcription in Hebrew ..."

4. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1891)
"To those who have never seen the water-melon in perfection, the sweet melon of the English hothouse can convey no idea of the fruit ; the two are as widely ..."

5. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1884)
"To those who have never seen the water melon in perfection, the sweet melon of the English hothouse can convey no idea of the fruit; the two are as widely ..."

6. Our Viands: Whence They Come and how They are Cooked, with a Bundle of Old by Anne Walbank Buckland (1893)
"... inside it has the appearance of an over-ripe sweet melon; the flavour is a combination of sweet melon, pine-apple, and orange, and is very nice eating. ..."

7. Our Viands: Whence They Come and how They are Cooked, with a Bundle of Old by Anne Walbank Buckland (1893)
"... inside it has the appearance of an over-ripe sweet melon; the flavour is a combination of sweet melon, pine-apple, and orange, and is very nice eating. ..."

8. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society, North-China Branch, China Branch (1920)
"A variety of the Chinese sweet melon with dark streaked skin. 4. ... The mealy sweet melon of Chinese origin. 6. A dark-green long vegetable melon. 7. ..."

9. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Low justly concludes that the Palestinians (and the Syrians, for their name only differs slightly) got the sweet melon from the Greeks, whilst for the ..."

10. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"But this is only the ' water-melon ' ; for in the Mishna it is distinguished from the sweet melon, the latter being named by a mere transcription in Hebrew ..."

11. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1891)
"To those who have never seen the water-melon in perfection, the sweet melon of the English hothouse can convey no idea of the fruit ; the two are as widely ..."

12. The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum by Charles Thomas Marvin (1884)
"To those who have never seen the water melon in perfection, the sweet melon of the English hothouse can convey no idea of the fruit; the two are as widely ..."

13. Our Viands: Whence They Come and how They are Cooked, with a Bundle of Old by Anne Walbank Buckland (1893)
"... inside it has the appearance of an over-ripe sweet melon; the flavour is a combination of sweet melon, pine-apple, and orange, and is very nice eating. ..."

14. Our Viands: Whence They Come and how They are Cooked, with a Bundle of Old by Anne Walbank Buckland (1893)
"... inside it has the appearance of an over-ripe sweet melon; the flavour is a combination of sweet melon, pine-apple, and orange, and is very nice eating. ..."

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