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See damson.

[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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(ˈbʊl ɪs)

1. the damson.
2. the muscadine.
[1300–50; Middle English bolaz < Old French buloce, ultimately of pre-Latin orig.]
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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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Choose from Cambridge Gage, a member of the plum family, Glorious Gooseberry, Wild Bullace & Quince, and Rampant Raspberry.
David has a broader take and says: "Normally the huge displays of nuts, fruits, hips, haws, seeds and berries would indicate a long hard winter; however though there is a magnificent display of all such items this year, there is another reason - there is an acute water shortage in many places, so nature in its wisdom provides extra such foods, food that contain liquids, that help alleviate the acute water shortage, food that contains extra energy too; masses of quince, medlar, bullace and damsons, juniper fruits rarely seen (or for some even heard of) yet in masses this year; rose hips also come into this equation.
What is a bullace? A An animal B A tree C A tool D A weapon 2.
What is a bullace? A An animal B A tree C A tool D A weapon A Hungary B Austria C Poland D Germany 2.
Prunus domestica ydi'r enw ar goed eirin gwyllt ac mae'r eirin bwlats, y bullace, yn cael eu galw'n Prunus domestica ssp.
Eirin perthi neu eirin tagu (sloes) Eirin bwlets, eirin bwl, eirin bwlas (bullace)
cottonwoods, persimmon, bushes, wild plum, briers, and grass." 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.
The term "bramble fruits" describes plant species such as grape (Vitis), strawberry (Fragaria), raspberry and blackberry (Rubus), red currant and gooseberry (Ribes), huckleberry, cowberry, culture bilberry, marches blueberry, (Vaccinium), rose hip (Rosa), berberis vulgaris (Berberis), bullace grape (Prunus) (Agaoglu 1986).