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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old Norse
Origin: blom

bloom

1 noun
     
bloom1
1 [uncountable and countable]HBPDLG a flower or flowers:
beautiful red blooms
a mass of bloom on the apple trees
2

in (full) bloom

HBPDLG with the flowers fully open
3 [singular,uncountable] the healthy happy appearance that someone has, especially when they are young:
The rosy bloom of her cheeks had faded.
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