Definition of Ogen in English:

Ogen

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊgɛn
 
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(also Ogen melon)

noun

  • A small melon with pale green flesh and an orange skin ribbed with green.
    More example sentences
    • The Ogen, named for the Israeli kibbutz where it was developed, has a yellow skin with green stripes rather than fissures, and green flesh.
    • In 1992 I managed a fair crop of Ogen melons in my well-placed cold greenhouse.

Origin

1960s: from the name of a kibbutz in Israel.

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