Winter Melon Definition
A tendril-bearing, sprawling annual plant (Benincasa hispida) widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical Asia for its waxy-skinned edible fruit.
Any of a variety of muskmelon (Cucumis melo var. inodorus), as a honeydew melon or casaba, characterized by fruit that lacks a musky odor.
Webster's New World
The fruit of this plant, often cooked as a vegetable or boiled and sweetened as a confection.
- winter melon vine
- Cucumis melo inodorus
- persian melon
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