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watermelon / CL: 顆|颗, , 個|个
cucumber / CL: 條|条
idiot / fool
melon seed / seeds of pumpkin, watermelon or sunflower etc, roasted and flavored, consumed as a snack
  *瓜* | 瓜* | *瓜
melon / gourd / squash
papaya (Carica papaya) / genus Chaenomeles of shrubs in the family Rosaceae / Chinese flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
luffa (loofah)
sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) / yam (family Dioscoreaceae)
to partition / to divide up
fruit (plural sense) / melons and fruit
peanut gallery (esp. in online forums) / onlookers who are interested in the spectacle but don't have anything knowledgeable to say about it / (neologism c. 2016)
oval face
Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew melon / cantaloupe
wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida) / white gourd / white hairy melon / Chinese squash
bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear, balsam apple, leprosy gourd, bitter cucumber)
lit. to follow the vine to get to the melon / to track sth following clues
Antigua and Barbuda
pumpkin (Gymnopetalum chinense) / a mace with a brass head resembling a pumpkin
cantaloupe melon
Guazhou county in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu
point-and-shoot camera / compact camera
Muggles (Harry Potter)
chayote or alligator pear (Sechium edule)
skull / brain / head / mind / mentality / ideas
snake melon / loofah
lit. ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine (idiom); fig. to know fluently / to know sth inside out / to know sth by heart
idiot / fool
lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
a smaller variety of watermelon, with big, edible seeds
connection / association / involvement
when the melon is ripe, it falls (idiom); problems sort themselves out in the fullness of time
malt sugar candy, a traditional offering to the kitchen god Zaoshen 灶神
Guatemala (Tw)
melon farmer
Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range across Iberia, passing north of Madrid)
fruit and vegetables
pickled cucumber
snake melon
smashed cucumber salad
(dialect) pumpkin / (fig.) oaf
(dialect) fool / a silly
Managua, capital of Nicaragua
lit. Sow melon and you get melon, sow beans and you get beans (idiom); fig. As you sow, so shall you reap. / One must live with the consequences of one's actions. / You've made your bed, now must lie on it.
pedicel and calyx of muskmelon (used in TCM)
Guazhou county in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu
(dialect) pumpkin
sour expression on one's face
Tellina iridescens (a bivalve mollusk) / any similar small clam
ugly / repulsive
Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew melon / cantaloupe / also written 哈密瓜
Gwadar, free trade port city in Pakistani province of Baluchistan
Chinese skullcap resembling the skin of half a watermelon
Managua, capital of Nicaragua (Tw)
to let go of the big prize while grabbing at trifles (idiom)
Cerro Aconcagua, mountain in the Americas
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
honeydew melon
Gwadar Port on Arabian Sea in Pakistani province of Baluchistan
(dialect) pumpkin
Mount Aconcagua, Argentina, the highest point in the Western Hemisphere
erhua variant of 腦瓜|脑瓜
ugly / repulsive / also written 歪瓜裂棗|歪瓜裂枣
Guadalcanal Island
(of a girl) to lose one's virginity / to deflower a virgin / to reach the age of 16 / (of a man) to reach the age of 64
lit. don't tie your shoelaces in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree (idiom) / fig. don't do anything that might arouse suspicion / innocent acts may be misconstrued
every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
smelt (family Osmeridae)
sweet potato or yam noodles
the umbilicus of a melon
guarana (Paullinia cupana)
eggplant (Cantonese)
(of animals) round and fat
spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo)
Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range across Iberia, passing north of Madrid)
no gourd is perfectly round, just as no man is perfect (proverb)
battle of Guadalcanal of late 1942, the turning point of the war in the Pacific
Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga (Tw)
fool / blockhead
Kuala Terengganu, capital of Terengganu state, Malaysia
Ecuador (Tw)
a changeover of personnel / a new shift / (lit.) replacement for soldier on leave for the melon-picking season
bottle gourd

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