Cantaloupe or Muskmelon?

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Cantaloupe, a type of Muskmelon

We're often asked something like

Is this a cantaloupe or a muskmelon?

The answer:  it is both, as Cantaloupe is a type of Muskmelon.
Muskmelon is a species of melon including more than just Cantaloupe.  But all varieties of Cantaloupe are Muskmelons.