One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small rounded melon of a variety with rough skin and fragrant orange flesh.
- ‘Half a galia melon is one point and a portion of strawberries is 0.5.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I have 3 galia melons and 1 English cuke in a 2ft wide x 6ft long raised bed.’
- ‘A galia melon is similar to a cantaloupe.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘There is a 7-foot wide row of cantaloupes, galia melons, and watermelons, about 40 feet long.’
- ‘Cut or ripe cantaloupe, honeydew, and galia melons should be stored in refrigeration.’
- ‘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’
From the Hebrew given name Galia.
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