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Fruit of Citrullus vulgaris. Also C. lanatus, C. and Colocynthis citrullus (known in West Africa as egusi), grown mainly for the seeds, which are added to rice and legume based dishes, or ground to flour. See also melon.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.


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