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blos·som

blossom

 
pronunciation:
bla sm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the flower of a plant that makes the seed or fruit.
The apple trees are covered with white blossoms.
 
synonyms:
flower
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part of speech: verb
inflections: blossoms, blossoming, blossomed
definition: to produce flowers.
The apple trees blossom before they grow fruit.
synonyms:
flower
similar words:
grow, sprout
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derivations: blossomless (adj.), blossomer (n.)
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