damson


damson

noun

  1. Also called damson plum. the small, dark-blue or purple fruit of a plum, Prunus insititia, of the rose family, introduced into Europe from Asia Minor.
  2. a medium to dark violet.

adjective

  1. of the color damson.

noun

  1. a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica instititia (or P. instititia), cultivated for its blue-black edible plumlike fruit and probably derived from the bullaceSee also plum 1 (def. 1)
  2. the fruit of this tree

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