Meaning of melon-bulb

mel•on-bulb

Pronunciation: (mel'un-bulb"), [key]
— n. Furniture.
  1. a large, bulbous turning, sometimes with surface carving, found esp. on the legs and posts of Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.