Definition of Cantaloup

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.

Definition of Cantaloup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantaloup

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

Literary usage of Cantaloup

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1. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"The netted cantaloup is a good bearer ; the fruit is above the middle size, round, heavy, full of juice, and high flavoured. ..."

2. Bright Ideas for Entertaining: Two Hundred Forms of Amusement Or by Herbert B. Linscott (1905)
"cantaloup. CAT GUESSING CONTEST 1. I wonder what Tabby the to now? (Catsup) 3. We all should learn our . (Catechism) 2. We will buy some for puss. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"This cantaloup runs rather large, but on account of its exceptionally ... The Osage type of cantaloup that has been grown for several years around Ord- way, ..."

4. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"Netted cantaloup, syn. White-seeded cantaloup. Fruit round, and rather small; skin pale green, closely reticulated ; flesh dark reddish orange, ..."

5. The Practical Gardener, and Modern Horticulturist: Containing the Latest and by Charles McIntosh (1828)
"The English melons most in cultivation are— 1. BRAZILIAN. 16. GREEN-FLESHED, EGYPTIAN. 2. BUCHARIAN. 17. Do. . ITALIAN. 3. EARLY cantaloup. 18. ..."

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