The child blossomed into a beauty.
The orchard is in blossom.
A example of a blossom is a group of roses.
An example of to blossom is for a wild child to turn into a polite young lady.
Peach trees in blossom.
Origin of blossom
- Middle English from Old English blōstm bhel-3 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English blosme, from Old English blōstm, blōstma, from Proto-Germanic *blōstama (compare West Frisian blossem, Dutch bloesem), enlargement of *blōstaz (compare German Blust), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-s- ‘bloom, flower’ (compare Latin flōs ‘flower’, Flōra ‘goddess of plants’, Albanian bleron (“to blossom, thrive”)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- ‘to thrive, bloom’. More at blow.