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Synonyms for melon

any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh

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In the melon bed, on the end nearest the wall, where the sun strikes nearly all day.
Look at your eggs," said Rikki-tikki, "in the melon bed near the wall.
The ants are eating all the others down by the melon bed.
That night we went on again with the moon, carrying as many melons as we could with us.
Struggled on all day, but found no more melons, having evidently passed out of their district.
In half an hour we had a fire made of dry melon stalks, and he was toasting over it, and we made such a feed as we had not tasted for a week.
Wherefore," he concluded, "we shall slay you as soon as the melons are cultivated.
When I found a particularly promising variety of weed growing elsewhere than among my melons, I forthwith dug it up and transplanted it among my charges.
I soon chose a fine melon out of those which remained, but could find no knife to cut it with.
Huge cakes of ice were squeezed out till they popped into the air like melon seeds squeezed from between the thumb and forefinger of a child, while all along the banks a wall of ice was forced up.
They chop each melon so that the poor people cannot fish them out and eat anyway.
Raising money for: Cancer Research UK (breast cancer specifically) FOUNDER of #knowyourmelons, Bridie Lincoln of St Peter's Basin said: "October is breast cancer awareness month, this is when we promote the carving of melons instead of pumpkins for Halloween whilst donating to CRUK.
Chop melons into cubes after removing the seeds, keep in chilled dishes and pour a few spoons of coconut milk on top before serving.
MARTORI FARMS' KANDY LEMONDROP MELONS officially Start shipping in June.
TOKYO (CyHAN)- A pair of melons grew in Yubari city in the country's northern prefecture of Hokkaido hit 1.