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Meaning of HONEYDEW

Pronunciation:  'hunee`doo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth-skinned greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
 

HONEYDEW is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: honeydew melon
 
 See Also: winter melon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hon"ey*dew`\, n.
1. A sweet, saccharine substance, found on the leaves of
   trees and other plants in small drops, like dew. Two
   substances have been called by this name; one exuded from
   the plants, and the other secreted by certain insects,
   esp. aphids.

2. A kind of tobacco moistened with molasses.

 

 

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