There are 2 definitions of paddymelon in English:

paddymelon1

Line breaks: paddy|melon
Pronunciation: /ˈpadɪˌmɛlən
 
/

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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of paddymelon in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day inamorata
Pronunciation: ɪˌnaməˈrɑːtə
noun
a person's female lover

There are 2 definitions of paddymelon in English:

paddymelon2

Line breaks: paddy|melon
Pronunciation: /ˈpadɪˌmɛlən
 
/

noun

Variant spelling of pademelon.

Definition of paddymelon in: