citron melon



a round, hard-fleshed watermelon, Citrullus lanatus citroides, used candied or pickled.

Origin of citron melon

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
Also called citron. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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