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casaba (n.)

variety of honeydew, 1889, from Kasaba, old name of Turgutlu, in Aegean Turkey, from which place the melons were imported to U.S. The old name is literally "the town."

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Definitions of casaba

casaba (n.)
melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh;
Synonyms: casaba melon
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