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ˈkæn tlˌoʊpcan·taloupe

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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. cantaloupenoun

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

  2. cantaloupenoun

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


  1. cantaloupe

    Cantaloupe is a type of melon characterized by a rough, scaly skin and sweet, orange flesh. It belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae and is also known as muskmelon. This fruit is often consumed fresh in slices or used in salads, desserts, and smoothies. In addition to its refreshing taste, cantaloupe is also noted for its high water content and nutritional value, being a good source of vitamins A and C.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cantaloupenoun

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

  2. Etymology: [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.]


  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantaloupe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cantaloupe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cantaloupe in a Sentence

  1. Keri Gans:

    I love cantaloupe as a dessert, if you've got a sweet tooth, it will definitely satisfy.

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