bullace

noun

bul·​lace ˈbu̇-ləs How to pronounce bullace (audio)
: a European plum (Prunus domestica insititia) with small ovoid fruit in clusters

Word History

Etymology

Middle English bolace, from Anglo-French bulloce, from Medieval Latin bolluca

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bullace was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Bullace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullace. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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