Noun Watermelon Definition and Examples







The large melon-like fruit of a plant of the gourd family, with smooth green skin, red pulp, and watery juice.
  1. 'He grows several dozen crops, including artichokes, shallots, watermelons, garlic, and many types of greens.'
  2. 'There were mangoes, apples, oranges, pears, watermelons, melons, kiwis and some other strange fruits that I hadn't seen before nicely cut up and neatly arranged in matching bowls and plates.'
  3. 'A seed like that would ruin the juiciest, sweetest tasting watermelon.'
  4. 'The main exhibits are still life photos of fruits like oranges, grapes and watermelons.'
  5. 'The fact that you don't need an electrical appliance to extract juice from a watermelon also comes as a blessing for these vendors.'
  6. 'The green piles of watermelons, which herald the scorching season ahead, are favoured thirst-quenchers.'
  7. 'Until the soil temperature is 65 degrees, you might as well not even bother planting watermelons, honeydew or muskmelons because the seeds just won't germinate.'
  8. 'The agricultural district, in which rice and watermelons and fruits and vegetables were grown in abundance, suddenly discovered a new, lucrative alternative crop.'
  9. 'As we tuck into a colourful platter of fresh pineapple, watermelon, kiwi fruit, pears and bananas on the veranda, she cooks up sausages, bacon and pancakes.'
  10. 'Where available raccoons may also eat peaches, plums, figs, citrus fruits, watermelons, beech nuts, and walnuts.'
The African plant which yields watermelons.
    ((n.) The very large ovoid or roundish fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of many varieties; also, the plant itself. The fruit sometimes weighs many pounds; its pulp is usually pink in color, and full of a sweet watery juice. It is a native of tropical Africa, but is now cultivated in many countries. See Illust. of Melon.)


    1. the large, roundish or elongated fruit of a trailing vine, Citrullus lanata, of the gourd family, having a hard, green rind and a sweet, juicy, usually pink or red pulp.

    2. the vine itself.


    "There can be watermelon pieces."
    "There can be watermelon parties."
    "There can be watermelon juices."
    "watermelons can be in scoops."
    "watermelons can be for pips."
    "watermelons can be for crews."

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