a round, hard-fleshed watermelon, Citrullus lanatus citroides, used candied or pickled.
- Also called citron.
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How to use citron melon in a sentence
Sarah Ellen noticed with great gratification that her hostess had put on two of the best tea-cups and some citron-melon preserves.A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches | Sarah Orne Jewett
The fruit, sometimes called monkey-bread, is about the size of a citron melon.The World and Its People: Book VII | Anna B. Badlam
Preserved citron-melon will be still better for this purpose than the dry candied citron.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book | Eliza Leslie
Cream-tartar biscuit, and some cold bread, and some preserved plums; or was it citron-melon she meant to have?Old Friends and New | Sarah Orne Jewett