cantaloupe cantaloupe  /ˈkæn tə ˌloʊp/

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.

News

  1. Watch On The Rinds: The FDA’s Mimolette Ban

    Mimolette is a beloved French cheese produced for hundreds of years around the city of Lille. It looks somewhat like a ripe cantaloupe and tastes not unlike classic Dutch Gouda, to which it is related.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Cato Institute

  2. W.Va. Ag Department Encourages Garden Giants

    Can you grow an ear of corn over a foot long? How about a 28-pound cantaloupe? If so, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture wants to put you in the record book.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WHSV Harrisonburg

  3. State agriculture department encourages garden giants

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Can you grow an ear of corn over a foot long. How about a 28-pound cantaloupe. If so, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture wants to put you in the record book. The department has kept records on the largest fruits and vegetables...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

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Quotes

  1. "We've had two incidents in the last month and a half: the Honduran cantaloupe, and now the tomatoes," Leavitt said, referring to a March FDA warning against cantaloupes implicated in a previous salmonella outbreak. "What it demonstrates is...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Mike Leavitt Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I saw him right afterwards, and it looked pretty painful," Helton said. "It was on the top of his head. It was a cantaloupe, grapefruit, I don't know."
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Todd Helton Source: MLB.com

  3. Griffith, an easy choice for Most Valuable Player of the Finals, said afterward that her knee was "swollen like a big cantaloupe."
    on Sep 21, 2005 By: Yolanda Griffith Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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