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galia melon

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːlɪə
 
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Definition of galia melon in English:

noun

A small rounded melon of a variety with rough skin and fragrant orange flesh.
Example sentences
  • Half a galia melon is one point and a portion of strawberries is 0.5.
  • The three-course set menu sounds too good to be true at €15.90, and starters included seafood chowder, eggs harlequin, pate maison, prawn cocktail and chilled galia melon.
  • There is a 7-foot wide row of cantaloupes, galia melons, and watermelons, about 40 feet long.

Origin

from the Hebrew given name Galia.

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