Etymology
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watermelon (n.)

1610s, from water (n.1) + melon. So called for being full of thin juice. Compare French melon d'eau.

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Definitions of watermelon

watermelon (n.)
an African melon;
Synonyms: watermelon vine / Citrullus vulgaris
watermelon (n.)
large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp;
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