Honeydew vs Melligo - What's the difference?

honeydew | melligo |


As nouns the difference between honeydew and melligo

is that honeydew is a sweet sticky substance deposited on leaves by insects while melligo is (archaic) honeydew (sweet sticky substance found on plants).

As an adjective honeydew

is of a light bluish green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.

honeydew

Noun

  • A sweet sticky substance deposited on leaves by insects.
  • A sweet sticky substance produced by the leaves of some plants.
  • (countable) A melon with sweet green flesh, with a smooth greenish-white exterior, of cultivar group .
  • A light bluish green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.
  • Synonyms

    * (fruit) honeydew melon

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a light bluish green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.
  • See also

    *

    melligo

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (archaic) honeydew (sweet sticky substance found on plants)
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