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blossom

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Apple blossoms.

English

Etymology

Old English blōstm, blōstma, probably related to bloom. Cognate with Dutch bloesem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: (RP)/ˈblɒsəm/
  • IPA: (GA)/ˈblɑsəm/

Noun

Singular
blossom

Plural
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  1. 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. The state or season of producing such flowers.
    The orchard is in blossom.

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Verb

Infinitive
to blossom

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to blossom (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To have or open into blossoms; to bloom.
  2. (intransitive) To begin to thrive or flourish.

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