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watermelon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish
watermelonwa‧ter‧mel‧on /ˈwɔːtəˌmelən $ ˈwɒːtər-, ˈwɑː-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DFFa large round fruit with hard green skin, red flesh, and black seeds
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watermelonJack put the gun in my hands, and I held it like a watermelon.It's worth splurging on, at least once, just to experience watermelon through a straw.Next to them was a huge watermelon and a bowl of green figs.Stretching up to a paint-peeling house was a patch of watermelons and tomatoes.Rubbed our souls for soothing: tip tongued slurring for sure over ripe watermelons.It turned out to be the food market, where they sold swollen watermelons and aubergines and strange shaped fruits.Mr Grange lurks like a big spider in the deep shade at the back of the produce stand beside the watermelons.
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