winter melon

winter melon (plural winter melons)

  1. A vine of the species Benincasa hispida cultivated throughout Asia.
  2. A green, fuzzy melon fruit with sweet white flesh, which grows on this vine.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: courge cireuse
  • German: Wachskürbis
  • Russian: воскова́я ты́ква

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