honeydew definition

  • noun:
    • A sweet sticky compound excreted by numerous pests, specially aphids, on leaves of plants.
    • A sweet exudate just like honeydew regarding the leaves of flowers.
    • A honeydew melon.
    • A sweet sticky material deposited on leaves by insects.
    • A sweet sticky material created by the leaves of some plants.
    • A melon with nice green flesh, with a smooth greenish-white outside.
    • A light bluish-green color, like that of a honeydew melon.
    • A sweet, saccharine material, found on the leaves of trees along with other plants in little falls, like dew. Two substances being known as by this title; one exuded from flowers, and also the various other released by certain pests, esp. aphids.
    • a type of tobacco moistened with molasses.
    • A honeydew melon.
    • A saccharine material found on the leaves of woods and other plants in tiny falls like dew.
    • A kind of chewing-tobacco prepared with molasses.
    • the fruit of many different winter months melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh
  • adjective:
    • Of a light bluish green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.

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