citron melon

cit·ron mel·on
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-truh n mel-uh n]
    • /ˈsɪ trən ˈmɛl ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-truh n mel-uh n]
    • /ˈsɪ trən ˈmɛl ən/

Definitions of citron melon words

  • noun citron melon a kind of fruit with a hard white flesh, that grows on a variety of watermelon plant (Citrullus lanatus var. citroides): used only candied or preserved 3
  • noun citron melon a round, hard-fleshed watermelon, Citrullus lanatus citroides, used candied or pickled. 1

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Origin of citron melon

First appearance:

before 1800
One of the 42% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1800-10

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citron melon popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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