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bitter melon Syllabification: bit·ter mel·on

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Definition of bitter melon in English:


1A warty, green-colored, unripe fruit of an annual tropical vine, used in Asian cooking and for its medicinal properties. Also called bitter gourd.
1.1The widespread plant of the gourd family that produces this fruit.
  • Momordica charantia, family Cucurbitaceae

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