Sometimes the flowers multiplied in shades of persimmon or turned into two-dimensional appliqué.
The beautiful garden is completely bare except for one persimmon tree that has no leaves.
"Too many divo'ces in dis country now, persimmon," he moralized.
This field we overlooked through a fence-row of persimmon and wild plum.
The distiller made every fall a good deal of apple, peach, and persimmon brandy.
He soon discovered, of course, that the longest pole knocked the persimmon.
This word means plums, but when applied to the American fruit, it has reference to the persimmon.
The persimmon has only about ten days in which it will fall bud.
Let stand until the beer works—the persimmon cakes will rise and stand in a foamy mass on top.
I have been in the forest, under the persimmon and butternut trees.
1610s, from Powhatan (Algonquian) pasimenan "fruit dried artificially," from pasimeneu "he dries fruit," containing proto-Algonquian */-min-/ "fruit, berry."