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Noun: American persimmon
  1. Medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe
    - possumwood, Diospyros virginiana

Type of: persimmon, persimmon tree

Part of: Diospyros, genus Diospyros

Encyclopedia: American persimmon