ebony family

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Noun1.ebony family - fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Ebenales, order Ebenales - trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
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THIS special section represents an important milestone as the American Diabetes Association (ADA) celebrates its 10th anniversary in providing increased diabetes awareness to our valued and committed partners in the EBONY family. Over the years, I have been privileged to share my personal and professional insight with members of the medical community and others regarding the tremendous progress made by the ADA in helping our citizens cope with the problems associated with diabetes.
A member of the ebony family, persimmons produce an extremely dense, hard wood which is used commercially for golf club heads and shuttles for textile weaving.
Persimmon, also referred to as common persimmon, is a member of the ebony family Ebenaceae.