bitter melon
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbɪtəɹ ˈmɛlən/
Noun

bitter melon (plural bitter melons)

  1. A vine, Momordica charantia, which produces a bitter, though when properly prepared edible, fruit.
  2. (Australia) A similar fruit-bearing vine, Citrullus lanatus Citroides Group (Citroides Group).
  3. The fruit of the bitter melon vine.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: Bittermelone, Bittergurke, Balsambirne, Karela
  • Portuguese: melão-de-são-caetano
Translations
  • French: margose, momordique, pomme de merveille, melon amer, poire balsamique
  • German: Bittermelone, Bittergurke, Balsambirne, Karela
  • Portuguese: melão-de-são-caetano
  • Russian: кита́йская го́рькая ты́ква
  • Spanish: melón amargo



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