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See damson.

[Middle English bolas, from Anglo-Norman bullace, from Medieval Latin bolluca.]


(Plants) a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica insititia (or P. insititia), of which the damson is the cultivated form. See also plum11
[C14: from Old French beloce, from Medieval Latin bolluca, perhaps of Gaulish origin]


(ˈbʊl ɪs)

1. the damson.
2. the muscadine.
[1300–50; Middle English bolaz < Old French buloce, ultimately of pre-Latin orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullace - small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
plum, plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
damson plum tree, Prunus domestica insititia, damson plum - plum tree long cultivated for its edible fruit
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I garnished mine with a sweet bullace jam sauce, some roasted peanuts and a scoop of vanilla icecream, but it's up to you where you go with it.
Prunus domestica ydi'r enw ar goed eirin gwyllt ac mae'r eirin bwlats, y bullace, yn cael eu galw'n Prunus domestica ssp.
SHROPSHIRE PRUNE DAMSON This is a small plumlike fruit, measuring only a single centimetre long and wide, and is thought to be a hybrid of bullace (wild plum).
Magistrates fined the 69-year-old, of Bullace Croft, Edgbaston, PS50 and ordered him to pay PS50 prosecution costs, as well as a PS15 victim surcharge.
In Dallas County, Alabama, Gosse did not list cedar anywhere, but reported from the prairies that "Several species of Thorn (Crataegus) grow in impenetrable thickets or in single bushes over their surface, and one or two kinds of wild plum, bearing a harsh sour sloe or bullace, are often mixed with them" (p.