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1. blossom

noun. ['ˈblɑːsəm'] reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.

Synonyms

  • chrysanthemum
  • floral leaf
  • perigone
  • stamen
  • chlamys
  • angiosperm
  • reproductive structure
  • apetalous flower
  • ray floret
  • perigonium
  • flowering plant
  • carpel
  • ovary
  • flower
  • floweret
  • ray flower
  • pistil
  • floral envelope
  • perianth
  • bud
  • inflorescence
  • floret

Antonyms

  • end
  • nondevelopment
  • poor
  • uneven

Etymology

  • blosme (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Blossom

  • vanrossum
  • opossum
  • wassum
  • wassom
  • possum
  • fossum
  • awesome

How do you spell blossom? Is it blossem ?

A common misspelling of blossom is blossem

Example sentences of the word blossom


1. Noun, singular or mass
This way the bloom will open in your vase and the resulting blossom will last longer.

2. Verb, base form
In cool climates, the potato will blossom more than in warm climates.

Quotes containing the word blossom


1. If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
- Sydney Madwed

2. And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anaïs Nin

3. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
- Marcel Proust

2. rum-blossom

noun. enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol.

Synonyms

  • hammer nose
  • copper nose
  • potato nose
  • hypertrophic rosacea
  • rum nose
  • toper's nose
  • brandy nose
  • rhinopathy

3. blossom

verb. ['ˈblɑːsəm'] produce or yield flowers.

Synonyms

  • bloom
  • develop
  • flower
  • effloresce

Antonyms

  • downtime
  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • blosme (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. blossom

verb. ['ˈblɑːsəm'] develop or come to a promising stage.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • blossom forth
  • unfold

Antonyms

  • last
  • immature
  • regulation time
  • work time

Etymology

  • blosme (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. blossom

noun. ['ˈblɑːsəm'] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

Synonyms

  • bloom
  • peak
  • golden age
  • flower
  • prime
  • heyday
  • efflorescence
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • fall
  • minimum
  • maximum
  • inferior

Etymology

  • blosme (Middle English (1100-1500))
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