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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 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.
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.
The ministry is closely following what is being reported regarding Australian melons.
8 thousand 872 hectares more than 247 thousand tons of melons were harvested in the republic, which is almost 18 thousand tons more than in 2016.
In the evening there was the exhibition of Turkmen Melons, featuring a mind-boggling variety of melons, water melons, gourds etc.
Summertime's the right season to experiment with the coolest ingredient on your dinner table -- melons.
Maybe it's local, but more likely, it comes in from one of the Southern states or California on a semitrailer piled high with melons.
Planes, trains, steaks and now melons -- it appears that nothing is safe from being branded with the unsmiling yet beloved face of Hello Kitty, Sanrio Co Ltd's most famous cartoon character.
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.
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.
1 2 Using a melon baller or teaspoon, make small balls from the melons and add the balls to the mango.
YES, in tribute to the Happy Mondays' 1990 hit Step On, Shaun Ryder twisted his melons when it was his turn to cook in the Come Dine With Me Christmas Special (Channel 4, Tuesday).
Prices for honey and melons will be lower at markets though.