Definition of Bullace

1. Noun. Small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters.

Exact synonyms: Prunus Insititia
Generic synonyms: Plum, Plum Tree
Specialized synonyms: Damson Plum, Damson Plum Tree, Prunus Domestica Insititia



Definition of Bullace

1. n. A small European plum (Prunus communis, var. insitita). See Plum.

Definition of Bullace

1. a purple plum [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bullace

1. A small European plum (Prunus communis, var. Insitita). See Plum. The bully tree. Origin: OE. Bolas, bolace, OF. Beloce; of Celtic origin; cf. Arm. Bolos, polos, Gael. Bulaistear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bullace

bull sharks
bull snake
bull terrier
bull terriers
bull thistle
bull thistles
bull through
bull tongue
bull trap
bull traps
bull trout
bulla
bulla ethmoidalis
bulla tympanica
bullabessa
bullace (current term)
bullace grape
bullaces
bullae
bullantic
bullaries
bullary
bullate
bullaun
bullauns
bullbaiting
bullbaitings
bullbar
bullbars
bullbat

Literary usage of Bullace

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1798)
"The more grateful white bullace differs from this only as the «.hite currant or white elder differ from the common \\ild kinds of each. ..."

2. The Forest Trees of Britain by Charles Alexander Johns (1892)
"... the Wild Pear for instance, disappear under cultivation ; the variety of the Blackthorn called the bullace- tree,1 is also entirely destitute ..."

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