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Noun: blossom  bló-sum
  1. Reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colourful parts
    - flower, bloom
  2. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    - flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, efflorescence, flush
Verb: blossom  bló-sum
  1. Produce or yield flowers
    "The cherry tree blossomed";
    - bloom, flower
  2. Develop or come to a promising stage
    "Youth blossomed into maturity";
    - blossom out, blossom forth, unfold

Derived forms: blossoming, blossoms, blossomed

Type of: develop, period, period of time, reproductive structure, time period, time span

Part of: angiosperm, flowering plant

Encyclopedia: Blossom, New York