Translation of damson in Spanish:

damson

Pronunciation: /ˈdæmzən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (fruit) ciruela (feminine) damascena
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    • European-type plums include the prunes and damsons: ‘Italian’ and ‘Stanley’ are two of the most famous.
    • Michaelmas had come, with its fragrant basketfuls of purple damsons, and its paler purple daisies’.
    • Dense damson and winter berry fruits make this an ideal food accompaniment.
    1.2 (tree) ciruelo (masculine) damasceno
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    • The reserve contains the remains of an apple and damson orchard.
    • Whilst ornamental cherries produce no edible crop, the blossom of apples, pears, plums and damsons is usually followed by fruit worth harvesting.
    • Britain took a more prominent role than other European countries in developing the cultivation of improved kinds of damson.

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