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The brabyla1 is possessed of astringent properties like those of the quince, but beyond this, authors give no particulars relative to it.

1 Identified by Fée with the Prunus domestica of Linnæus, var. β, or Damascena, the Damascene plum or damson. Desfontaines considers it to be the Prunus instititia, the Bullace plum. Holland mentions in a Note, "Bullois, skegs, or such like wild plums."

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