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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A variety of winter melon (Cucumis melo var. Inodorus) having a yellow rind and sweet, whitish flesh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of melon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a winter melon having a yellowish rind; -- called also casaba melon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh

Etymologies

After Kasaba (Turgutlu), a city of western Turkey.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Turkish Kasaba, a town in Turkey, now Turgutlu. (Wiktionary)

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