Meaning of watermelon

wa•ter•mel•on

Pronunciation: (wô'tur-mel"un, wot'ur-), [key]
— n.
  1. the large, roundish or elongated fruit of a trailing vine, Citrullus lanata, of the gourd family, having a hard, green rind and a sweet, juicy, usually pink or red pulp.
  2. the vine itself.
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