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honeydew


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honeydew  \Hon"ey*dew`\,  n. 
  1.  A  sweet,  saccharine  substance,  found  on  the  leaves  of 
  trees  and  other  plants  in  small  drops,  like  dew.  Two 
  substances  have  been  called  by  this  name  one  exuded  from 
  the  plants,  and  the  other  secreted  by  certain  insects, 
  esp.  aphids. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  tobacco  moistened  with  molasses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  honeydew 
  n  :  the  fruit  of  a  variety  of  winter  melon  vine;  a  large 
  smooth-skinned  greenish-white  melon  with  pale  green  flesh 
  [syn:  {honeydew  melon}] 




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