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 for damask plum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Damask \Dam"ask\, a.
     1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus;
        resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus.
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     2. Having the color of the damask rose.
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              But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud,
              Feed on her damask cheek.             --Shak.
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     Damask color, a deep rose-color like that of the damask
        rose.
  
     Damask plum, a small dark-colored plum, generally called
        damson.
  
     Damask rose (Bot.), a large, pink, hardy, and very fragrant
        variety of rose ({Rosa damascena) from Damascus. "Damask
        roses have not been known in England above one hundred
        years." --Bacon.
  
     Damask steel, or Damascus steel, steel of the kind
        originally made at Damascus, famous for its hardness, and
        its beautiful texture, ornamented with waving lines;
        especially, that which is inlaid with damaskeening; --
        formerly much valued for sword blades, from its great
        flexibility and tenacity.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Damson \Dam"son\ (d[a^]m"z'n), n. [OE. damasin the Damascus
     plum, fr. L. Damascenus. See Damascene.]
     A small oval plum of a blue color, the fruit of a variety of
     the Prunus domestica; -- called also damask plum.
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