Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

¶Of Melonite. chap. 64.

MElonites is a stone, and hath that name, for swéete iuyce commeth out thereof, as it were honie, as Isidore say∣eth: & hath two colours, for it is gréene in the one side, and lyke to honie in that other side.