persimmon

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /pɜːˈsɪmən/
  • (US) IPA: /pərˈsɪmən/
  • (AU) IPA: /ˈpɜːsəmən/
  • Hyphenation: per‧sim‧mon

Noun[change]

Singular
persimmon

Plural
persimmons

A bowl of persimmons
  1. (countable) A persimmon is a sweet, orange fruit.
    Would you like to eat a persimmon or a tangerine?
  2. (countable) A persimmon is the tree that the fruit grows on.