Sentence Examples


  • PERSIMMON, the name given to the fruits of Diospyros virginiana in the United States.
  • Among wild fruit-trees are the persimmon and Chickasaw plum; grape-vines and a large variety of berry-bushes grow wild and in abundance.
  • Other trees common in the state are the persimmon, sassafras, and, in the Ohio Valley region, the sycamore.
  • The persimmon attains perfection, and experiment has proved the suitability of the climate to many foreign fruits.
  • Among its native fruits are the persimmon, the paw-paw, the goose plum and the fox grape.