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1. A flower or cluster of flowers.
2. The condition or time of flowering: peach trees in blossom.
3. A condition or period of maximum development. See Synonyms at bloom1.
intr.v. blos·somed, blos·som·ing, blos·soms
1. To come into flower; bloom.
2. To develop; flourish: The child blossomed into a beauty.

[Middle English, from Old English blōstm; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blos′som·y adj.
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Noun1.blossoming - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossomsblossoming - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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(ˈblosəm) noun
flowers, especially of a fruit tree. beautiful blossom; apple blossom.
1. to develop flowers. My plant has blossomed.
2. to flourish. She blossomed into a beautiful woman.
ˈblossoming adjective
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`three times a bridesmaid, never a bride,' " said Anne, peeping through the window over the pink and snow of the blossoming orchard beneath.
Such things are sometimes hidden among the sunny fields and behind the blossoming orchards; and the sound of the gurgling brook, if you came close to one spot behind a small bush, would be mingled for your ear with a despairing human sob.
April is the month in which mango trees start blossoming. Owing to lack of care every year on the part of Parks and Horticulture Authority, Lahore, a huge quantity of blossoming mango flowers gets wasted because of not being properly taken care of.