Of the melon and cucumber there are both bitter and sweet varieties.
High, the surface divided into numerous furrows like the ribs of a melon, with projecting angles, which are set with a regular series of stellated spines - each bundle consisting of about five larger spines, accompanied by smaller but sharp bristles - and the tip of the plant being surmounted by a cylindrical crown 3 to 5 in.
Section of a Melon leaf, perpendicular to the surface.
Kharlunza, a melon), the shell of a gourd or pumpkin made into a vessel for holding liquids; also a vessel of similar shape made of other materials.
There were exotic cheeses, a crusty baguette, hard salami and melon wrapped in prosciutto.