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Cantaloupe   Listen
noun
Cantaloupe  n.  (Written also cantaleup)  A muskmelon of several varieties, having when mature, a yellowish skin, and flesh of a reddish orange color.






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"Cantaloupe" Quotes from Famous Books



... inveighing against the folly of his customers. "Will mam'selle believe," he says, addressing her as she approaches, and wiping his knife on his often-patched blouse, "they come to buy fruit of a respectable vegetable-seller and they don't know the price of a melon? Ten sous for a cantaloupe like that!" His blue eyes gleamed furiously under his frowning gray eyebrows. "Ten sous! I told them to be off and buy chickens." He broke into a laugh, and pointed to a tall, bent old gentleman, who ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873 • Various



Words linked to "Cantaloupe" :   sweet melon, cantaloup, cantaloupe vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, muskmelon, Cucumis melo



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