cantaloup cantaloup

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
  2. (n) the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh

Usage(s):

  1. Diedrich's farm is located on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, traditionally a cornucopia of tomatoes, almonds, cantaloupe, pistachios and lettuces.
  2. Of course, that price includes ground beef and stew meat as well as tenderloin and filet mignon, not to mention beef tongue and a cantaloupe-size heart.
  3. A newsman was deafened, temporarily at least, when struck on the ear by a cantaloupe.
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