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Definition 1: orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe - [noun denoting food]

(persimmon is a kind of ...) any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves

(... is part of persimmon) small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit

(... is part of persimmon) medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe

Definition 2: any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for persimmon in the sense of this definition

(persimmon is a kind of ...) tree bearing edible fruit

(... is a kind of persimmon ) small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit

(... is a kind of persimmon ) medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe

(... is a kind of persimmon ) an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes

(... is a member of persimmon) a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood

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