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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cantaloupe, cantaloup, cantaloupe vine, cantaloup vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensisnoun

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

  2. cantaloup, cantaloupenoun

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


  1. cantaloup

    Cantaloup is a type of melon that features a hard skin, and a soft, sweet, and juicy orange-colored flesh when ripe. It is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family and belongs to the Cucumis genus, thought to have originated in either Africa or Asia. It is often consumed fresh in salads, as a dessert, or in fruit cups, and is rich in vitamins A and C.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cantaloup

    kan′ta-loop, n. a small, ribbed variety of musk-melon. [Fr.,—It. Cantalupo, a town near Rome, where it was first grown in Europe.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantaloup in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantaloup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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