Pronunciation: (dam'zun, -sun), [key]
1. Also called dam'son plum'. the 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.
of the color damson.
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