bullace

[boo l-is]

Origin of bullace

1300–50; Middle English bolaz; akin to Medieval Latin bolluca, French beloce
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bullace

noun
  1. a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica insititia (or P. insititia), of which the damson is the cultivated formSee also plum 1 (def. 1)

Word Origin for bullace

C14: from Old French beloce, from Medieval Latin bolluca, perhaps of Gaulish origin
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