persimmon tree


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Noun1.persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyrospersimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
Diospyros kaki, Japanese persimmon, kaki - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
American persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, possumwood - 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
date plum, Diospyros lotus - an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
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From a massive persimmon tree laden with fruit--"like Christmas ornaments as gifts from nature," Carolyn says--to urns filled with bare-branched trees and poinsettias, partygoers made their way up the front walkway to a garland-draped doorway that framed the towering Christmas tree inside the marble foyer.
It was early in the season, and we were going to check out a persimmon tree to see if deer were using it.
The Persimmon Tree, Courtenay's ninth novel, is the first in the Nick Duncan Saga, followed by Fishing for Stars (2008).
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Under the Persimmon Tree, set in Afghanistan, is listed as a Notable Book for a Global Society, as are her three novels set in Pakistan: the Newbery Honor Book Shabanu and its sequels, Haveli and The House of Djinn.
When they are mushy in texture and a few have fallen to the ground, that's prime time to set up near a persimmon tree.
The perfect wardrobe combination for an agency with a mission to eliminate racism, elevate women, and - like the perennial persimmon tree - gives more year after year.
As the adults emerged, two males and one female were maintained inside transparent plastic cylinders (30 x 14 cm) (n = 17), having persimmon tree branches as egg laying substrate, and a 10% honey solution as food.
In Japan, our upstairs window looked out onto a gorgeous mature persimmon tree.
AllianceBernstein LP, and Persimmon Tree Capital LP, and returning investors NGEN Partners LLC, The Beacon Group, The Tremont Group, RockPort Capital Partners LP, Calvert, Angeleno Group, Fluor Corporation, and FirstEnergy Corp.
Over a tea party, I read my daughter the description in the cookbook about her great-great-grandmother's persimmon tree.
2007, her work appeared in 5AM, Persimmon Tree, White Ink, Bridges,