Meaning of damson

dam•son

Pronunciation: (dam'zun, -sun), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe 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.
—adj.
  1. of the color damson.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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