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muskmelon Syllabification: musk·mel·on
Pronunciation: /ˈməskˌmel(ə)n/

Definition of muskmelon in English:


An edible melon of a type that has a raised network of markings on the skin. Its many varieties include those with orange, yellow, green, or white juicy flesh.
Example sentences
  • Cantaloupe melons are also known as musk melons and are an excellent source of vitamin A and beta carotene.
  • In a blender or a food processor purée musk melon along with ginger and mint leaves.
  • Water melons and musk melons not only have an alkalizing effect on the body but also provide the body with essential fluids that it needs for performing various tasks.
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