Definition of sharon fruit in English:

sharon fruit

Pronunciation /ˈʃar(ə)n//ˈʃɛːr(ə)n/

noun

  • A persimmon, especially one of an early-fruiting orange variety grown in Israel.

    • ‘Does anyone here have experience with growing sharon fruit in the UK?’
    • ‘It has also been called ‘Japanese persimmon’ and a variety of it (cultivated in Israel) is extensively marketed as ‘sharon fruit’.’
    • ‘I love sharon fruit [persimmon] and mangoes, typical of Caribbean people, and I'm also really into garlic.’
    • ‘I well recall, and it wasn't long ago, being impressed by a sharon fruit.’
    • ‘Standard Asian persimmons must be almost collapsing with overripeness to be sweet enough to eat, but the sharon fruit is luscious and yielding even before being fully ripe.’

Origin

From Sharon.

Pronunciation

sharon fruit

/ˈʃar(ə)n//ˈʃɛːr(ə)n/