Melon vs Gourd - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between melon and gourd
is that melon
is melon while gourd
is any of the trailing or climbing vines producing fruit with a hard rind or shell, from the genera lagenaria'' and ''cucurbita
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(etyl) melon, from .
(countable) Any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae grown for food, generally not including the cucumber.
# Genus Cucurbita , various musk melons, including the honeydew and the cantaloupes, and the horned melon.
# Genus , the watermelon and others
# Genus Benincasa , a winter melon
# Genus , the bitter melon
(uncountable) The fruit of such plants.
(uncountable) A light pinkish orange colour, like that of some melon flesh.
(in the plural, slang) Breasts.
* 2013 , K. L. Brady, Got a Right to Be Wrong (page 107)
(countable, slang) The head.
(countable, Australia, New Zealand, derogatory) A member of the Green Party, or similar environmental group.
(countable) A mass of adipose tissue found in the forehead of all toothed whales, used to focus and modulate vocalizations.
- “Wait a minute.” I said. “James with another woman? Mommy, that doesn't even sound right?” “It's true. I caught him squeezing her melons .”
Of a light pinkish orange colour, like that of melon flesh.
* melon beetle
* melon cactus
* melon thistle
(chemistry) The result of heptazine being polymerized with the tri-s-triazine units linked through an amine (NH) link.
Any of the trailing or climbing vines producing fruit with a hard rind or shell, from the genera Lagenaria'' and ''Cucurbita (in Cucurbitaceae).
A hard-shelled fruit from a plant in Lagenaria'' or ''Cucurbita .
The dried and hardened shell of such fruit, made into a drinking vessel, bowl, spoon, or other objects designed for use or decoration.
(obsolete) Any of the climbing or trailing plants from the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes watermelon, pumpkins, and cucumbers.
(informal) loaded dice.
- I got so stoned last night. I was out of my gourd .
American Gourd Society