Definition of charentais in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃarənteɪ
(also charentais melon)


  • A melon of a small variety with a pale green rind and orange flesh.
    More example sentences
    • While this tastes just as good with a green-fleshed melon such as galia, it looks better if you use an orange-fleshed variety such as charentais.
    • The salad is also good with ordinary melon such as galia or charentais.
    • The markets also sell a lot of fruit and vegetables which are grown on the island itself - wonderful charentais melons, delicious potatoes and strawberries.


French, literally 'from the Charentes region'.

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