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honey +‎ dew

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honeydew (countable and uncountable, plural honeydews)

  1. A sweet sticky substance deposited on leaves by insects.
  2. A sweet sticky substance produced by the leaves of some plants.
  3. (countable) A melon with sweet green flesh, with a smooth greenish-white exterior, of cultivar group Cucumis melo Inodorus group.
  4. A light bluish-green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.
    honeydew colour:  
  5. A fine sort of tobacco moistened with molasses.

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honeydew (comparative more honeydew, superlative most honeydew)

  1. Of a light bluish green colour, like that of a honeydew melon.

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