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dam·son

 (dăm′zən, -sən)
n.
1. A Eurasian plum tree (Prunus domestica subsp. insititia) cultivated since ancient times for its edible fruit.
2. The oval, bluish-black, juicy fruit of this tree. In both senses also called bullace, damson plum.

[Middle English damson, damacene, from Latin (prūnum) Damascēnum, (plum) of Damascus, from Damascēnus; see damascene.]

damson

(ˈdæmzən)
n
1. (Plants) a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica instititia (or P. instititia), cultivated for its blue-black edible plumlike fruit and probably derived from the bullace. See also plum11
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree
[C14: from Latin prūnum Damascēnum Damascus plum]

dam•son

(ˈdæm zən, -sən)

n.
1. a small, dark blue or purple plum.
2. the tree from which it grows, Prunus insititia, native to Asia Minor.
[1350–1400; Middle English damascene, damson < Latin (prūnum) Damascēnum (plum) of Damascus; see Damascene]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.damson - dark purple plum of the damson tree
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
damson plum tree, Prunus domestica insititia, damson plum - plum tree long cultivated for its edible fruit
Translations
اجاس
اجاس

damson

[ˈdæmzən] N (= fruit) → ciruela f damascena; (= tree) → ciruelo m damasceno

damson

[ˈdæmzən] n (= fruit) → prune f de Damas damson jamdamson jam nconfiture f de prunes de Damas

damson

n (= fruit)Damaszenerpflaume f; (= tree)Damaszenerpflaumenbaum m

damson

[ˈdæmzn] n (fruit) → susina or prugna selvatica; (tree) → damaschino, susino selvatico
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