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melon

Pronunciation: /ˈmelən/

Translation of melon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • melón (masculine); (watermelon) sandía (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Fruits include the indigenous melons, grapes, mulberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, and pomegranates, as well as medlars, persimmons, oranges, melons, and sweet lemons.
    • They lived with his father and mother, and began growing crops of sweet corn, melons, pomegranates, figs and dates.
    • They also love ripe melons and bananas and grapes.

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