- the damson.
- the muscadine.
Origin of bullace
1300–50; Middle English bolaz; akin to Medieval Latin bolluca, French beloce
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Examples from the Web for bullace
The plum ideal is the true nature of the plum, but is not the true nature of the bullace.
These, and the mulberry, are the most common; next are the bullace and damson.
The downiness noticed on the underside of the Bullace leaves is here restricted to the ribs of the leaf.Wayside and Woodland Trees
There they also found grapes so prodigiously large, that they seemed more like bullace than grapes.The History of Virginia, in Four Parts
The bullace ideal is realisable (under favourable conditions) by each individual bullace tree,—but the plum ideal is not.
- a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica insititia (or P. insititia), of which the damson is the cultivated formSee also plum 1 (def. 1)
C14: from Old French beloce, from Medieval Latin bolluca, perhaps of Gaulish origin