Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable woodDiospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Ebenaceae, ebony family, family Ebenaceae - fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
Diospyros ebenum, ebony tree, ebony - tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork
Andaman marble, Diospyros kurzii, marblewood, marble-wood - large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Laboratory bioassays were carried out to determine the toxicity and repellency of Duabanga grandiflora and Diospyros cauliflora crude extracts against Tetranychus urticae female.
Fruits of smilax accounted for 68% of scat volume in spring; blackberries and blueberries 83% in summer; saw palmetto and blueberries 40% in early fall, with persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) accounting for another 30%; and saw palmetto 64% in late fall.
American-persimmon, Diospyros Virginiana, is a medium-sized tree that has handsome deep green foliage and dark blocky bark.
Under the Ebenaceae family, a single tree Diospyros peregrina was surveyed and it was Aedes positive which contained 196 Ae.
Although the species incorporated into the love potions varied among individual preparer certain taxa were always present including Five-finger (Tabebuia bahamensis (Northr.) Britton (Bignoniaceae)), Strong back (Bourreria ovata Miers (Boraginaceae)), Stiff-cock (Diospyros crassinervis (Krug & Urb.) Standi.
The methanolic extract of toothbrush tree [20], five fingers (16) and Persimmon [9] with the scientific name "Diospyros mespiliformis" reduces mortality rate of seizures in mice.
Why not start with trees, with American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)?
Sharon fruit, also known as Chinese persimmon, grows on the Diospyros kaki tree which is hardy but does require winter protection.
Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) is a deciduous fruit, belongs to the Ebenaceae family [4].
pallens, and Diospyros texana (Romero and Ramirez, 2003; Ramirez et al., 2006; Cooper et al., 2008).