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honeydew

noun uk   /ˈhʌn.i.djuː/ us    /-duː/

honeydew noun (STICKY SUBSTANCE)

honeydew noun (FRUIT)

[C or U] ( also honeydew melon) a type of melon (= large fruit with a thick skin) that has white, green, or yellow skin and sweet flesh with a lot of juice
Translations of “honeydew”
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏液, (某些昆蟲分泌的)蜜露…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏液, (某些昆虫分泌的)蜜露…
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