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.
A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower.
n. (ME. blossome, a flower) a flower or bloom, esp. of a fruit bearing plant. A state or time of flowering, literally, and figuratively.
A pretty or colourful effect likened to a flower, or an effect that opens up and expands, like a flower blossoming.
produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
a flower that grows on a tree and is the beginning of the fruit