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[Middle English bolas, from Anglo-Norman bullace, from Medieval Latin bolluca.]
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(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]
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1. the damson.
2. the muscadine.
[1300–50; Middle English bolaz < Old French buloce, ultimately of pre-Latin orig.]
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|Noun||1.||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
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