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Barriers no problem for plum (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

damson

Here is my best explanation:

'plum' is the definition.

(damson is a kind of plum)

'barriers no problem' is the subsidiary indication.

'barriers' becomes 'dams' (dam is a kind of barrier).

'problem' indicates anagramming the letters.

'no' is an anagram of 'on'.

'dams'+'on'='damson'

'for' is the link.

(Other definitions for damson that I've seen before include "Sort of plum", "Wild plum", "Fruit for nomads", "Small fruit for nomads", "Small dark-purple plum", "Nomads (anag)", "Kind of plum for nomads", "Small plum-like fruit", "Plum-like fruit" and "Ma, Don's a fruit".)

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