Cantaloupe : Definition

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Pronunciation : Can"ta*loupe
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. cantaloup, It. cantalupo, so called from the caste of Cantalupo, in the Marca d'Ancona, in Italy, where they were first grown in Europe, from seed said to have been imported from Armenia.]
Definition : Defn: A muskmelon of several varieties, having when mature, a yellowish skin, and flesh of a reddish orange color. [Written also cantaleup.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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