Definition of Ogen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊɡɛn/
(also Ogen melon)


A small melon with pale green flesh and an orange skin ribbed with green.
Example sentences
  • The Ogen, named for the Israeli kibbutz where it was developed, has a yellow skin with green stripes rather than fissures, and green flesh.
  • In 1992 I managed a fair crop of Ogen melons in my well-placed cold greenhouse.


1960s: from the name of a kibbutz in Israel.

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