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  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

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

The native “American persimmon” was eventually pushed aside as a commercial crop in favor of the “Japanese persimmon” (D. kaki), which mayhave been introducedtothe U.S.in1855by Commodore Matthew C.Perry. There arenow about two ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

persimmon Fruit of Diospyros virginiana (American persimmon or Virginia date) and D. kaki ( Japanese persimmon, date plum, kaki or sharon fruit). Kaki may be eaten raw or cooked; ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

Also called eastern oyster American persimmon A variety of persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, about 4 cm indiameter and with redder skin and flesh American pinkshrimp See American shrimp American plaice A large flatfish, Hippoglossoides ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The American persimmon {Diospyros virginiana) is native from Connecticut and Kansas south to central Florida and eastern amrbican persimmon (Dioipyrot virginiana). Texas. Wild trees sometimes reach a height of 60 feet in the forest and ...

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

The native American Persimmon is about the size of a small plum and grows on a big tree which often reaches a height of sixty feet. The Japanese Persimmon ranges from the size of a peach to that of a small melon, and is borne by a tree that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

American persimmon.6. Quince.7. Keiffer pear.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

The American persimmon belongs to this genus. Alahan, T.; Alantag, T. ; Arahan, B. ; Anang, T. ; Bantollnon, T. ; Baganlto (Morong) ; Balingfigta-colorado (Abra) ; Banlatinao, Pang. ; Bulongultan, T. ; Buslli, Pang. ; Bamtollco, Z. ; Camagahfil ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith

Ordinarily the wild American persimmon is as sour and astringent as a crabapple, fit only for the 'coon and the 'possum. But there have been enthusiasts whose belief in the future of our persimmon amounted to a passion. One of these was ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

The fruit resembles the American persimmon, but is much larger. fcak -d-chlore, subst. [Named by Breithaupt. Etym. doubtful ; perhaps Greek AraA-oa=bad, and chloroe=r>&\e green.] Min.: A compound of oxides of manganese and jobalt, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Usually cooked [also called eastern oysterl American persimmon A variety of persimmon Diospyros virginiana ahout 4 cm in dia. and with redder skin and flesh American pink shrimp see American shrenp American plaice A large flat fish ...

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