Definition of galia melon in US English:

galia melon


  • A small rounded melon of a variety with rough skin and fragrant orange flesh.

    • ‘A galia melon is similar to a cantaloupe.’
    • ‘Even the more exotic casaba and galia melons grace produce departments everywhere.’
    • ‘The three-course set menu sounds too good to be true at €15.90, and starters included seafood chowder, eggs harlequin, pate maison, prawn cocktail and chilled galia melon.’
    • ‘Cut or ripe cantaloupe, honeydew, and galia melons should be stored in refrigeration.’
    • ‘There is a 7-foot wide row of cantaloupes, galia melons, and watermelons, about 40 feet long.’
    • ‘I have 3 galia melons and 1 English cuke in a 2ft wide x 6ft long raised bed.’
    • ‘20 pounds of bananas a flat of apriums a pint of blueberries a flat of heirloom purple cherokee tomatoes a case of galia melons a case of haden mangos’
    • ‘Half a galia melon is one point and a portion of strawberries is 0.5.’
    • ‘Ripe, delicious cut up chunks of a variety of melons which may include honeydew, cantaloupe, orange honeydew, ambrosia, canadew, crenshaw, galia melons, yellow and red seedless watermelon ready for you to dig right in.’


From the Hebrew given name Galia.


galia melon

/ˈɡälēə ˌmelən/