from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of muskmelon, somewhat ellipsoidal in shape, ribbed, of pale-green or yellow color, and of a delicate flavor.

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  • n. a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
  • n. the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh


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  • The system may eventually be extended to other crops, such as cantaloup, cucumber and broccoli.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report June 2003

  • June 11, 2008 at 5:40 am juicy cantaloup karrotz lotsa timothy hay

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  • Cement, when it is in good form, must be much worse than cantaloup, and the redeemable remnants of the bag must be negligible.

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  • If desired, you can put half the quantity of almonds and the other half of cantaloup seeds, pound together, and proceed in the same manner.

    Simple Italian Cookery

  • There was cantaloup, cut in halves, with the faintest suspicion of liqueur, and a great globule of ice; an omelette, even for Paris a wonderful omelette, -- a _mousse_ of chicken, some asparagus, a bowl of peaches, and coffee.

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  • There was a woman in the sixteenth century rather like her, and another girl in the early days of New England, who used to denounce witches for the pleasure of seeing them burn, but I can't think of an exact parallel, because Jean gets no pleasure out of hurting people any more than you will get out of cutting that cantaloup.

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  • Tennessee, is heard outside in the hall eating cantaloup.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 1, 1914

  • Gui, Add, DDL, vDDL, apple | | bannana | cantaloup | kiwi | orange | pomegranate | strawberry

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  • on 4/30/2010 & rated 83 points: Notes de fruits tropicaux (kiwi, cantaloup, etc.), de pêche blanche, d'agrumes et herbacées.

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