blossom

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blossom

the flower or flowers of a plant, esp conspicuous flowers producing edible fruit

blossom

[′bläs·əm]
(botany)
(geology)
The oxidized or decomposed outcrop of a vein or coal bed. Also known as bloom.
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Plum, almond and apricot trees already blossomed in KahramanmaraE-, where the temperatures measured between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius.
A maguey originally from Mexico blossomed Wednesday at Tokyo's Hama detached palace in what is thought to be the first such blossoming in Japan for 70 years.
Once your bulbs have blossomed, you can enjoy a dazzling show for a few weeks or even a month before it's over - unless they're wilted by an unseasonable hot spell.