abricot du Japon

[French] plural abricots du Japon

Persimmons. Date plums. Kaki. A soft, sweet winter fruit similar to a large tomato, originating in China and unknown in Europe until shown in Paris in 1873. It has green skin which ripens to a glossy orange red. It is eaten as a dessert in fruit salads or used in jam (US: jelly).

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