1. Blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud.
While opening blooms diffuse their sweets around.
2. The opening of flowers in general; flowers open, or in a state of blossoming; as, the trees are clothed with bloom
3. The state of youth, resembling that of blossoms; a state of opening manhood, life, beauty, and vigor; a state of health and growth, promising higher perfection; as the bloom of youth.
4. The blue color upon plums and grapes newly gathered.
BLOOM, verb intransitive To produce or yield blossoms; to flower.
1. To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show the beauty of youth; as blooming graces.
BLOOM, verb transitive To put forth as blossoms.
Charitable affection bloomed them. [Not in use.]
BLOOM, noun [Latin plumbum, lead, properly a lump.]
A mass of iron that has passed the blomary, or undergone the first hammering.