Definition of pie melon in English:

pie melon

noun

  • 1US. A melon used as a filling for pies. Now historical.

  • 2Any of several cucurbits, especially (a) NZ the fig-leaf gourd, Cucurbita ficifolia; (b) Australian the watermelon, Citrullus lanatus.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From pie + melon.

Pronunciation

pie melon

/ˈpʌɪ mɛlən/