Definition of Date plum

1. Noun. An Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes.

Exact synonyms: Diospyros Lotus
Generic synonyms: Persimmon, Persimmon Tree



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Literary usage of Date plum

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1. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"... probably arose from confounding the Greek puros, wheat, with the Latin pj/rtu, a pear tree, to the fruit of which the date plum may have been thought to ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"Its application to the date plum probably arose from confounding the Greek ... a poar tree, to the fruit of which the date plum may have been thought to ..."

3. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"The date plum. —Persimmon.—Its Usual Height and Size.— Peculiarities of its Foliage and Bark. — Effect of Frost on its Fruit. — Description and Uses of its ..."

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