Meaning of “watermelon” in the English Dictionary

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"watermelon" in British English

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watermelonnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈwɔː.təˌmel.ən/ us /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚˌmel.ən/

Examples from literature

  • A watermelon has many black seeds. 
  • Many people in Japan eat watermelon in the summer. 

(Definition of “watermelon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"watermelon" in American English

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watermelonnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈwɔt̬·ərˌmel·ən, ˈwɑt̬-/

a large, round or oval-shaped fruit with dark green skin, sweet, watery, pink or yellow flesh, and sometimes a lot of black seeds

(Definition of “watermelon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)