- a small, broad, shallow boat for sailing or rowing, formerly used by hunters in various bays and marshes along the coast of New Jersey.
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Examples from the Web for melon seed
The mature segments are elliptical in outline or like a melon-seed, whence the name.
If the joint is opened, fibrinous material, often in the form of melon-seed bodies, may be found lining the synovial membrane.
The dialogue between the gardener and Emilius about the Maltese melon-seed, is an instance of this method of instruction.Practical Education, Volume I