Blossom

Definition of Blossom

Blos´som   Pronunciation: blǒs´sŭm
n.1.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.
Blossoms flaunting in the eye of day.
- Longfellow.
2.A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
In the blossom of my youth.
- Massinger.
3.The color of a horse that has white hairs intermixed with sorrel and bay hairs; - otherwise called peach color.
In blossom
having the blossoms open; in bloom.
v. i.1.To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower.
[imp. & p. p. Blossomed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blossoming.]
The moving whisper of huge trees that branched
And blossomed.
- Tennyson.
2.To flourish and prosper; to develop into a superior type.
Israel shall blossom and bud, and full the face of the world with fruit.
- Isa. xxvii. 6.
3.to appear or grow as if by blossoming; to spread out rapidly.

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