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wa·ter·mel·on / ˈwôtərˌmelən; ˈwä-/ • n. 1. the large melonlike fruit of a plant of the gourd family, with smooth green skin, red pulp, and watery juice. 2. the widely cultivated African plant (Citrullus lanatus) that yields this fruit.

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watermelon Trailing, annual vine native to tropical Africa and Asia and cultivated in warm areas worldwide. Its edible fruit has a greenish rind, red flesh and many seeds. Family Cucurbitaceae; species Citrullus lanatus. See also gourd

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watermelon Fruit of Citrullus vulgaris, see melon.