Sentence Examples


  • PERSIMMON, the name given to the fruits of Diospyros virginiana in the United States.
  • Other trees common in the state are the persimmon, sassafras, and, in the Ohio Valley region, the sycamore.
  • Among wild fruit-trees are the persimmon and Chickasaw plum; grape-vines and a large variety of berry-bushes grow wild and in abundance.
  • The persimmon attains perfection, and experiment has proved the suitability of the climate to many foreign fruits.
  • Valuable trees are of great variety: cottonwood, poplar, catalpa, red cedar, sweet-gum, birch-eye, sassafras, persimmon, ash, elm, sycamore, maple, a variety of pines, pecan, locust, dogwood, hickory, various oaks, beech, walnut and cypress are all abundant.