date plum


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to date plum: Diospyros lotus
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.date plum - an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
References in periodicals archive ?
Persimmon, white ebony, bara bara, boa wood, butter wood, possumwood, date plum.
Specialty dishes include: Tea Smoked Peking Duck with date plum sauce and taro root buckwheat pancakes; Warm Sesame Crusted Oysters with saikyo miso and rice wine vinegar sauce; Crispy Calamari with tobanjan miso vinaigrette; Grilled Szechwan Beef Sirloin garnished with stir-fryed greens and Asian mushroom sauce; Tandoori Spiced Shrimp Springroll accompanied by a mango mustard sauce and Cambodian Style Shrimp Crepe with sweet and sour shitake mushroom sauce.
The common persimmon is very much like the date plum or Disopyros lotus.