Definitions for cantaloupeˈkæn tlˌoʊp

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  1. cantaloupe, cantaloup, cantaloupe vine, cantaloup vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis(noun)

    a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh

  2. cantaloup, cantaloupe(noun)

    the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh

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  1. cantaloupe(Noun)

    A type of melon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis; also known as "true cantaloupe".

  2. cantaloupe(Noun)

    A type of melon, Cucumis melo reticulatus, with sweet orange flesh and a rough skin resembling netting; also known as muskmelon or rockmelon.

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  1. Cantaloupe(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [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.]

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  1. Cantaloupe

    Cantaloupe refers to a variety of Cucumis melo, a species in the family Cucurbitaceae. Cantaloupes range in size from 500 g to 5 kg. Originally, cantaloupe referred only to the non-netted, orange-fleshed melons of Europe. However, in more recent usage, it has come to mean any orange-fleshed melon. Cantaloupe is the most popular variety of melon in the United States.


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