melon melon  /ˈmɛ lən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh
  2. (n) any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers

Usage(s):

  1. His other offerings include bitter melon, prunes, pickled baby cucumber, cabbage, and much more.
  2. The evening ended when I regurgitated the whiskey and melon onto one of the girls.
  3. Fennel, cucumber, melon, tomato leaf, black plum and hydroponic celery might soon start to show up as notes in consumer fragrances.

News

  1. Foldable bike helmets may be a new trend

    By John Metcalfe, Atlantic Cities Normally, seeing a bike helmet squished down like a crumpled melon would invoke feelings of dread: It’s a clear signal that somebody had a bad accident. But with the Closca “Turtle” helmet, it just indicates an unusual design job. The [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News

  2. Chowing down for business in Little Falls

    George Saad, 7, Jessica Carleton, 9, and Hannah Pyper, 9, participate in a water-melon eating contest at the Little Falls Business Association's first annual summer kick-off.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Melon: Headband and Mobile App to Track your Focus 24 Hours Left on Kickstarter

    Melon is a stylish headband and mobile app duo that wirelessly tracks brainwave activity and helps users improve their focus in relation to their activity, environment, and mood. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10817695.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Even if you burn everything, even if it looks like charcoal briquettes or there's too much salt or if you brought a cassava melon home instead of a spaghetti squash, it doesn't matter because the effort was made," Ray said.
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Rachael Ray Source: Pocono Record

  2. "I've taken the blame," Abdul said. "What's wrong with Paula? She's drunk. She's drugged. Oh, she's not making sense. The moth and the melon ball. You guys, he does this to me."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Paula Abdul Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. "Some people might not think New York is the most obvious place for Farm Aid," Bloomberg said. "But as a kid we had a vegetable garden here. We grew melon, corn ...... radishes."
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: New York Daily News

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