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A melon of a small variety with a pale green rind and orange flesh.
- ‘While this tastes just as good with a green-fleshed melon such as galia, it looks better if you use an orange-fleshed variety such as charentais.’
- ‘The salad is also good with ordinary melon such as galia or charentais.’
- ‘The markets also sell a lot of fruit and vegetables which are grown on the island itself - wonderful charentais melons, delicious potatoes and strawberries.’
French, literally from the Charentes region.
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