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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 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 previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Persimmon Diospyrus v/rginiana (American persimmon) Diospyrus kaki ( Japanese persimmon [kaki)) Origin and History: The American persimmon is native to southeastern U.S.A. The Japanese persimmon is native to central and northern ...

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

by Carla Emery

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World (2009)

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations by Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield

North American Northeast and Southeast cultures American persimmon trees ( Diospyros virginiana) produce a small, round fruit that is sweet to the taste when ripe ...

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 ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The native American persimmon (D. virginiana), a small tree with dark-red to maroon fruits that contain several large, flattened seeds, grows from the Gulf states north to central Pennsylvania and central Illinois. The Oriental persimmon ( D.

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