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blossom

Pronunciation: /ˈblɑːsəm; ˈblɒsəm/

Translation of blossom in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (flower) flor (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As the large, loose clusters of tiny greenish flower blossoms fade, the flower stalks get longer and by midsummer are covered with fuzzy purple or pink hairs.
    • Jim sat down under a flowering tree in a patch of tiny white blossoms and faced the shimmering waters of the river.
    • If you like edible flowers, try some of the tiny white blossoms sprinkled onto salads.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (mass of flowers) flores (feminine plural) a cherry in blossom un cerezo en flor

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (flower) [tree] florecer*, dar* flor 1.2 (flourish) [enterprise/arts] florecer*; [person/relationship] alcanzar* su plenitudto blossom into sth our friendship blossomed into love nuestra amistad se transformó en amor Helen has blossomed (out) into a delightful young woman Helen se ha convertido en una chica encantadora

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