What is the binomial name of this plant/fruit?

I know for certain it grows in the Levant where it is called jaboor (جعبور). The fruit is commonly sold in markets alongside snake cucumber. The fruit is eaten as a whole (skin, flesh, and seeds). It tastes remotely like cucumber, commonly with hints of sweetness.

Here are the pictures I could find for it:

Fruit sliced up in a plate

Fruits in a styrofoam box with its vine in the background, next to a container of snake cucumbers

Fruits in a market

Box of the fruits Fruit growing on the vine

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Cucumis melo variety Chate or Adzhur. Very similar to a carosello cucumber. Where was it grown?

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