There are 2 definitions of paddymelon in English:

paddymelon1

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Pronunciation: /ˈpadɪˌmɛlən
 
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noun

Australian
  • A plant of the gourd family, especially a trailing or climbing annual that has become naturalized in inland Australia.
    • Several species in the family Cucurbitaceae, in particular Cucumis myriocarpus, which has bristly melon-like fruits and is native to Africa
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    • Paddymelons, which look like small round watermelons, are often found beside outback roads.
    • Paddy melon or bitter apple [Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin] is also a summer annual, but differs from dudaim melon by having deeply lobed leaves and round fruits 2-3 cm wide covered with weak prickles.

Origin

late 19th century: probably by erroneous association with paddymelon2.

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There are 2 definitions of paddymelon in English:

paddymelon2

Line breaks: paddy|melon
Pronunciation: /ˈpadɪˌmɛlən
 
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noun

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