Associations to the word «Melon»

Pictures for the word «Melon»


MELON, noun. (countable) Any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae grown for food, generally not including the cucumber.
MELON, noun. Genus Cucurbita, various musk melons, including the honeydew and the cantaloupes, and the horned melon.
MELON, noun. Genus Citrullus, the watermelon and others
MELON, noun. Genus Benincasa, a winter melon
MELON, noun. Genus Momordica, the bitter melon
MELON, noun. (uncountable) The fruit of such plants.
MELON, noun. (uncountable) A light pinkish orange colour, like that of some melon flesh.
MELON, noun. (mostly plural) (slang) Breasts.
MELON, noun. (countable) (slang) The head.
MELON, noun. (countable) (Australia) (New Zealand) (derogatory) A member of the Green Party, or similar environmental group.
MELON, noun. (countable) A mass of adipose tissue found in the forehead of all toothed whales, used to focus and modulate vocalizations.
MELON, adjective. Of a light pinkish orange colour, like that of melon flesh.
MELON, noun. (chemistry) The result of heptazine being polymerized with the tri-s-triazine units linked through an amine (NH) link.
MELON BALL SCOOPER, noun. A kind of scooper or spoon with small hemispherical head which is useful for scooping round pieces of melon, watermelon, etc.
MELON BALL SCOOPERS, noun. Plural of melon ball scooper
MELON BALLER, noun. A small tool used to cut round sections of melons and other soft fruits.
MELON BALLERS, noun. Plural of melon baller
MELON CACTUS, noun. Any of the genus Melocactus of cacti, distinguished when mature by their cephalium, a wool- and bristle-coated structure at the apex, containing a mass of areoles from which the small flowers grow.
MELON HEAD, noun. (idiomatic) A dimwit, a fool
MELON HEAD, noun. A melon-headed whale

Dictionary definition

MELON, noun. Any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh.
MELON, noun. Any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers.

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