Definition of bitter melon in English:

bitter melon

Syllabification: bit·ter mel·on

Entry from US English dictionary


  • 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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