What does blossom mean?

Definitions for blossom
ˈblɒs əmblos·som

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flower, bloom, blossom(noun)

    reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts

  2. flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush(verb)

    the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

  3. bloom, blossom, flower(verb)

    produce or yield flowers

    "The cherry tree bloomed"

  4. blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold(verb)

    develop or come to a promising stage

    "Youth blossomed into maturity"

Wiktionary

  1. blossom(Noun)

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

    The blossom has come early this year.

  2. blossom(Noun)

    The state or season of producing such flowers.

    The orchard is in blossom.

  3. blossom(Verb)

    To have or open into blossoms; to bloom.

  4. blossom(Verb)

    To begin to thrive or flourish.

  5. Origin: Middle English blosme, from Old English blōstm, blōstma, from blōstama (compare West Frisian blossem, Dutch bloesem), enlargement of (compare German Blust), from bʰleh₃-s- ‘bloom, flower’ (compare Latin flos ‘flower’, Flora ‘goddess of plants’, Albanian bleron ), from bʰel- ‘to thrive, bloom’. More at blow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blossom(noun)

    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. Blossom(noun)

    a blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise

  3. Blossom(noun)

    the color of a horse that has white hairs intermixed with sorrel and bay hairs; -- otherwise called peach color

  4. Blossom(noun)

    to put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower

  5. Blossom(noun)

    to flourish and prosper

Freebase

  1. Blossom

    In botany, blossom is a term given to the flowers of stone fruit trees and of some other plants with a similar appearance that flower profusely for a period of time in spring. Colloquially flowers of orange are referred to as such as well. Blossoms are either pink or white depending on the species or variety. Peach blossoms, most cherry blossoms, and some almond blossoms are usually pink. Plum blossoms, apple blossoms, orange blossoms, some cherry blossoms, and most almond blossoms are white. Blossoms provide pollen to pollinators such as bees, and initiate cross-pollination necessary for the trees to reproduce by producing fruit. Blossom trees have a tendency to lose their flower petals in wind-blown cascades, often covering the surrounding ground in petals. This attribute tends to distinguish blossom trees from other flowering trees.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blossom

    blos′om, n. a flower-bud, the flower that precedes fruit.—v.i. to put forth blossoms or flowers: to flourish and prosper.—n. Bloss′oming.—adj. Bloss′omy, covered with flowers, flowery. [A.S. blóstm, blóstma, from root of Bloom.]

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How to say blossom in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blossom in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blossom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of blossom in a Sentence

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    When your talents mature, rewards blossom.

  2. Abhishek Shukla:

    Happiness held is the beginning; happiness shared is the blossom

  3. Amit Ray:

    Every day, let our words blossom lotus in some one's heart.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Thought is the blossom language the bud action the fruit behind it.

Images & Illustrations of blossom

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