Diospyros Lotus

Diospyros Lotus
Date Date, n.[F. datte, L. dactylus, fr. Gr. ?, prob. not the same word as da`ktylos finger, but of Semitic origin.] (Bot.) The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself. [1913 Webster]

Note: This fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft pulp, sweet, esculent, and wholesome, and inclosing a hard kernel. [1913 Webster]

{Date palm}, or {Date tree} (Bot.), the genus of palms which bear dates, of which common species is {Ph[oe]nix dactylifera}. See Illust.

{Date plum} (Bot.), the fruit of several species of {Diospyros}, including the American and Japanese persimmons, and the European lotus ({Diospyros Lotus}).

{Date shell}, or {Date fish} (Zo["o]l.), a bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus {Pholas}, and allied genera. See {Pholas}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Diospyros Lotus — Lotus Lo tus (l[=o] t[u^]s), n. [L. lotus, Gr. lwto s. Cf. {Lote}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as {Nelumbium speciosum}, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; {Nelumbium luteum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diospyros lotus — Diospyros lotus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Diospyros lotus — kaukazinis juodmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Juodmedinių šeimos medieninis, vaisinis augalas (Diospyros lotus), paplitęs Azijoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti, iš jo gaunamas kaučiukas. atitikmenys: lot. Diospyros lotus angl. date… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Diospyros lotus — kaukazinis persimonas statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Diospyros lotus angl. Caucasian persimmon; dateplum persimmon; wild date vok. italienische Dattelpflaume; Lotuspflaume rus. хурма кавказкая; хурма обыкновенная lenk. hebanek… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Diospyros lotus — ID 27558 Symbol Key DILO8 Common Name date plum Family Ebenaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Diospyros lotus L. — Symbol DILO8 Common Name date plum Botanical Family Ebenaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Diospyros lotus — noun an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes • Syn: ↑date plum • Hypernyms: ↑persimmon, ↑persimmon tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • . DIOSPYROS LOTUS L. - ХУРМА КАВКАЗСКАЯ — см. 757. Дерево. Кустарник. . D. lotus L. X.кавказская Sp. pl. (1753) 1057. Фл. СССР 18 (1952) 481, рис. Дер. и куст. 3 (1960) 385, рис. Запрягаева (1964) 593, рис. S y n. D. japonica Sieb. et Zucc.; D. microcarpa Sieb.; D. calycina Hort.; D.… …   Справочник растений

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