a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a wrinkled, yellow rind and sweet, juicy, greenish flesh.
casaba melons may be served in the same ways as cantaloupes.
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
a kind of winter muskmelon having a yellow rind and sweet juicy flesh
1889, from Kasaba, old name of Turgutlu, in Aegean Turkey, whence the melons were imported to U.S. The old name is literally “the town.”
a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a wrinkled, yellow rind and sweet, juicy, greenish flesh. Historical Examples Pant had been down the river in a dory for bananas, cocoanuts and casabas. The Red Lure Roy J. Snell The aged Carib woman was frying cakes made from casabas ground to powder and […]
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