- a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a smooth, pale-green rind and sweet, juicy, light-green flesh.
Origin of honeydew melon
First recorded in 1915–20
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- a variety of muskmelon with a smooth greenish-white rind and sweet greenish flesh