The water-soluble gum produced by a small plum tree (Prunus insititia) native to Asia Minor. The tree is also known as bullace plum or Damascus plum.
See also Fruit gum.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Prunus insititia; goma de ciruelo silvestre (Esp.); bullace plum; Damascus plum
Resources and Citations
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "plum." Accessed 13 Nov. 2004.
- Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plum (Accessed Nov. 10, 2004)