Blossom Blos"som, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blossomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blossoming}.] [AS. bl?stmian. See {Blossom}, n.] 1. To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to flower. [1913 Webster]

The moving whisper of huge trees that branched And blossomed. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. To flourish and prosper; to develop into a superior type. [1913 Webster]

Israel shall blossom and bud, and full the face of the world with fruit. --Isa. xxvii. 6. [1913 Webster]

3. to appear or grow as if by blossoming; to spread out rapidly. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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