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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  The  moving  whisper  of  huge  trees  that  branched  And 
  blossomed.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  flourish  and  prosper. 
 
  Israel  shall  blossom  and  bud,  and  full  the  face  of 
  the  world  with  fruit.  --Isa.  xxvii. 
  6. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blossoming 
  n  :  the  process  of  budding  and  unfolding  of  blossoms  [syn:  {flowering}, 
  {inflorescence},  {anthesis},  {efflorescence}] 




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