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Noun: persimmon  pu(r)'si-mun
  1. Any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
    - persimmon tree
  2. Orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe

Derived forms: persimmons

Type of: berry, fruit tree

Part of: American persimmon, Diospyros, Diospyros kaki, Diospyros virginiana, genus Diospyros, Japanese persimmon, kaki, possumwood

Encyclopedia: Persimmon, Kentucky