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Bloom

See also: bloom

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Bloom

  1. A surname​.

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German Low GermanEdit

En witte Roos — A white rose

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German blōme, from Old Saxon blōmo, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô. Akin to German Blume, Dutch bloem, Dutch Low Saxon bloom, English bloom, Danish blomme, Swedish blomma, from *blōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃ (compare Latin flōs).

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NounEdit

Bloom f (plural Blomen or Blööm)

  1. (botany) flower, blossom
    Insekten hölpt Blomen bi de Reprodukschoon. — Insects are aiding the flowers to reproduce themselves.
    De brede Varietät an Blomensoorten faszineer de Minschen al lang — The wide range of different kinds of flowers is fascinating the man for ages.
  2. (chemistry) efflorescence
  3. (heraldry) flower
    Blomen sind faken en Bestanddeel vun Symbolen op Flaggen un Wapens — Flowers are often a building block of symbols on flags and weapons.
    De Bloom, wölke England symboliseert, is de rode Roos — The red rose is the flower which symbolizes England.
  4. (hunting) tail, scut (of a hare)
  5. nose, bouquet (of a wine)

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