Quick answer
"Watermelon" is a noun which is often translated as "la sandía", and "honeydew melon" is a noun which is often translated as "el melón". Learn more about the difference between "watermelon" and "honeydew melon" below.
watermelon(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. la sandía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My daughter worries that if you eat watermelon seeds, watermelons will grow in your stomach.A mi hija le preopcupa que si comes las semillas de sandía, sandías brotarán en tu estómago.
b. la patilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
As I ate the watermelon, the juice ran down my chin.Cuando comía la patilla, el jugo corría por mi barbilla.
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honeydew melon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el melón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Cube the honeydew melon and place the pieces in a bowl.Corte el melón en dados y ponga los pedazos en un tazón.
b. el melón dulce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Let's buy some ham to eat with the honeydew melon.Vamos a comprar jamón para comer con el melón dulce.
c. el melón rocío de miel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Honeydew melon is an excellent source of vitamin C.El melón rocío de miel es una fuente buenísima de vitamina C.
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