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damson Small tree and its edible fruit. The name is often applied to varieties of plum (Prunus domestica), especially P.d. insititia. The fleshy drupe is generally borne in clusters, has a tart flavour, and is made into jam. Family Rosaceae. The damson-plum of tropical America is a separate species, Chrysophyllum oliviforme, Family Sapotaceae.

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damson Small dark purple plum (Prunus damascena); very acid and mainly used to make jam. An 80‐g portion provides 2.4 g of dietary fibre and supplies 30 kcal (125 kJ). Introduced into Europe by Crusaders returning from Damascus (early 13th century).

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dam·son / ˈdamzən; -sən/ • n. 1. a small purple-black plumlike fruit. ∎  a dark purple color. 2. (also damson tree) the small deciduous tree of the rose family that bears this fruit.

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damson XIV. ME. dama(s)cene, damesene — L. damascēnum (sc. prunum) plum of Damascus (see DAMASCENE).

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