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persimmon

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per=sim=mon

CIDE DICTIONARY

persimmonn. [Virginia Indian.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]
Japanese persimmon, Diospyros Kaki and its red or yellow edible fruit, which outwardly resembles a tomato, but contains a few large seeds.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

persimmon, n.
1 any usu. tropical evergreen tree of the genus Diospyros bearing edible tomato-like fruits.
2 the fruit of this.

Etymology
corrupt. of an Algonquian word

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