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Topic: PLANTS

Language: Old English
Origin: blostm

blossom

1 noun
     
blos‧som1 [uncountable and countable]
1HBPDLG a flower or the flowers on a tree or bush:
pale pink blossoms
The cherry tree was covered in blossom.
2

in (full) blossom

HBPDLG with the flowers fully open
WORD FOCUS: tree WORD FOCUS: tree
parts of a tree: trunk, branch, leaf, blossom, roots, bark, twig

a large area of trees: forest, rainforest, jungle

a small area of trees: wood/woods, thicket British English, copse British English

types of tree: evergreen, deciduous, conifer, fruit tree, hardwood tree

wood from trees: timber, lumber, firewood
tree

See also
tree
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