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1. persimmon

noun. any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros.

Synonyms

  • genus Diospyros
  • Japanese persimmon
  • Diospyros kaki
  • American persimmon
  • fruit tree
  • kaki
  • Diospyros lotus
  • Diospyros virginiana
  • possumwood
  • Diospyros
  • persimmon tree

Etymology

  • pichamins (English)

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2. persimmon

noun. orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe.

Synonyms

  • Diospyros kaki
  • American persimmon
  • kaki
  • Diospyros virginiana
  • possumwood
  • berry

Etymology

  • pichamins (English)

Example sentences of the word persimmon


1. Noun, singular or mass
The fact that Asian persimmons are self-pollinating means that if you just want one persimmon tree at home, that's all you have to plant.

2. Adjective
If the area you live in is in a drought, you will need to give your persimmon tree two to three inches of water a week.

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