Definition of date plum in English:

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date plum

noun

Another term for persimmon.
Example sentences
  • A seedless variety has been reported from China, but most date plums contain numerous brown, flattened seeds.
  • Like the persimon, the date plum looses its astringency when fully ripe.
  • The date plum was first introduced to Europe in 1596, and was a popular plant in southern Europe by the end of the 18th century.

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