Definition of Blossom

1. Noun. Reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.




2. Verb. Produce or yield flowers. "The cherry tree bloomed"
Exact synonyms: Bloom, Flower
Generic synonyms: Develop
Specialized synonyms: Burst Forth, Effloresce
Derivative terms: Bloom, Bloom, Bloomer, Flower, Flower, Flowering

3. Noun. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
Exact synonyms: Bloom, Efflorescence, Flower, Flush, Heyday, Peak, Prime
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Specialized synonyms: Golden Age
Derivative terms: Flush

4. Verb. Develop or come to a promising stage. "Youth blossomed into maturity"
Exact synonyms: Blossom Forth, Blossom Out, Unfold
Generic synonyms: Develop
Derivative terms: Unfolding

Definition of Blossom

1. n. The flower of a plant, or the essential organs of reproduction, with their appendages; florescence; bloom; the flowers of a plant, collectively; as, the blossoms and fruit of a tree; an apple tree in blossom.

2. v. i. To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower.

Definition of Blossom

1. Noun. A flower, especially indicative of fruit as seen on a fruit tree etc.; taken collectively as the mass of such flowers. ¹

2. Noun. The state or season of producing such flowers. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To have or open into blossoms; to bloom. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To begin to thrive or flourish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blossom

1. to bloom [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bloom

Medical Definition of Blossom

1. A flower or bloom, especially. Of a fruit bearing plant. A state or time of flowering, literally, and figuratively. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blossom

bloosmes
bloosming
blooter
blootered
blooters
blooth
blooths
blop
bloque
blore
blores
blorp
blort
blosmy
blossite
blossom (current term)
blossom forth
blossom out
blossome
blossomed
blossomest
blossometh
blossomiest
blossoming
blossomings
blossomless
blossoms
blossomy
blot
blot on the escutcheon

Literary usage of Blossom

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1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Peach in blossom. Falmouth (A)—The growth of vegetation generally retarded by the wet ... Never a finer show of apple, pear, plum, and gooseberry blossom. ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"S. Lady Mary Ann. 0 spare the dear blossom, ye orient breezes, S. How pleasant the banks t My blossom sweet did blow, . . S. Luckless Fortune. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"To prevent the consequences of such an event, the blossom, of 26 guns, was fitted out, ... The blossom weighed from Spithead, and proceeded to Rio Janeiro, ..."

4. The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Anna Lydia Ward by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Anna Lydia Ward (1882)
"443 magic on blossom ... 373 treos are in the blossom q 373 under the snow-drift the b'e * 378 daisy ..."

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