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Definition of watermelon:

  1. The very large ovoid or roundish fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant ( Citrullus vulgaris) of many varieties; also, the plant itself. The fruit sometimes weighs many pounds; its pulp is usually pink in color, and full of a sweet watery juice. It is a native of tropical Africa, but is now cultivated in many countries. See Illust. of Melon.


Citrullus Vulgaris, watermelon vine.

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