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cantaloupe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cantaloupe  \Can"ta*loupe\,  n.  [F.  cantaloup,  It  cantalupo  so 
  called  from  the  caste  of  Cantalupo  in  the  Marca  d'Ancona,  in 
  Italy,  where  they  were  first  grown  in  Europe,  from  seed  said 
  to  have  been  imported  from  Armenia.] 
  A  muskmelon  of  several  varieties,  having  when  mature,  a 
  yellowish  skin,  and  flesh  of  a  reddish  orange  color.  [Written 
  also  {cantaleup}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cantaloupe 
  n  1:  a  variety  of  muskmelon  vine  having  fruit  with  a  tan  rind  and 
  orange  flesh  [syn:  {cantaloup},  {cantaloupe  vine},  {Cucumis 
  melo  cantalupensis}] 
  2:  the  fruit  of  a  cantaloup  vine;  small  to  medium-sized  melon 
  with  yellowish  flesh  [syn:  {cantaloup}] 




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