Persimmon

Definition of Persimmon

Per`sim´mon
n.1.(Bot.) An American tree (Diospyros Virginiana) and its fruit, found from New York southward. The fruit is like a plum in appearance, but is very harsh and astringent until it has been exposed to frost, when it becomes palatable and nutritious.
Japanese persimmon
Diospyros Kaki and its red or yellow edible fruit, which outwardly resembles a tomato, but contains a few large seeds.

Related Words

American persimmon, date plum, Diospyros, Diospyros kaki, Diospyros lotus, Diospyros virginiana, fruit tree, genus Diospyros, Japanese persimmon, kaki, persimmon tree, possumwood
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