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Noun: cantaloupe  'kan-tu,lowp or 'kan-tu,loop [N. Amer], 'kan-tu,loop [Brit]
  1. A variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
    - cantaloup, cantaloupe vine, cantaloup vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, rock melon [Austral, NZ]
  2. The fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
    - cantaloup, rock melon [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: cantaloupes

Type of: Cucumis melo, muskmelon, sweet melon, sweet melon vine

Encyclopedia: Cantaloupe