Definition of damson noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

damson

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdæmzn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdæmzn//
 
Fruit
 
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a small purple fruit, like a plum a damson tree See related entries: Fruit Word Origin late Middle English damascene, from Latin damascenum (prunum) ‘(plum) of Damascus’. Compare with damask.
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