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bullace

[ bool-is ]
/ ˈbʊl ɪs /
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noun

the damson.
the muscadine.

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Origin of bullace

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

noun

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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