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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhoneydewhon‧ey‧dew /ˈhʌnidjuː $ -duː/ noun  1 [uncountable] a sticky substance that some insects leave on plants2 [countable] (also honeydew melon) a type of melon with yellow skin and green flesh
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honeydewThe can quickly build up unsightly colonies, also excreting honeydew which encourages sooty mould fungus.Start with our Fresh Melon - a quarter of juicy honeydew melon, served with a twisted orange slice and strawberry garnish.Ants often farm colonies of aphids on garden plants, feeding off their honeydew, while protecting the aphids from predators.
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