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Japanese persimmon

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noun
  1. the soft, orange or reddish, edible fruit of an Asian tree, Diospyros kaki.
  2. the tree itself.

Origin of Japanese persimmon

First recorded in 1905–10
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Japanese persimmon

noun
  1. an Asian persimmon tree, Diospyros kaki, with red or orange edible fruitAlso called: kaki
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