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a variety of the winter melon, Cucumis melo inodorus, having a wrinkled, yellow rind and sweet, juicy, greenish flesh.
Historical Examples

Alligator pears, cassaba melon or other fruit may be substituted for above.
New Royal Cook Book Anonymous

Many rugs are sold under the name of cassaba, which are really woven at Sparta.
Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern Rosa Belle Holt

a variant spelling of casaba
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.”


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