Origin of persimmon
Examples from the Web for persimmon
Sometimes the flowers multiplied in shades of persimmon or turned into two-dimensional appliqué.Miuccia Prada and Emporio Armani: Milan Spring 2013 Collections|Robin Givhan|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The beautiful garden is completely bare except for one persimmon tree that has no leaves.
It is generally thought that the fruit of the Persimmon is not palatable until there has been a frost.
The largest berry that grows on a tree in the woods of the United States is the persimmon.Trees Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
Tobe Moseley's mule is able to walk around again after being propped up against a persimmon tree for several days.Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
Zounds, sir, do you call it civilization to see hundreds of fields turned out to persimmon bushes and broom sedge?The Jucklins|Opie Read
You never ate a Christmas dinner high up in the top of a persimmon tree?Winter|Dallas Lore Sharp
British Dictionary definitions for persimmon
Word Origin for persimmon
Word Origin and History for persimmon
1610s, from Powhatan (Algonquian) pasimenan "fruit dried artificially," from pasimeneu "he dries fruit," containing proto-Algonquian */-min-/ "fruit, berry."