The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blossom \Blos"som\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blossomed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Blossoming.] [AS. bl?stmian. See Blossom, n.]
1. To put forth blossoms or flowers; to bloom; to blow; to
The moving whisper of huge trees that branched
And blossomed. --Tennyson.
2. To flourish and prosper; to develop into a superior type.
Israel shall blossom and bud, and full the face of
the world with fruit. --Isa. xxvii.
3. to appear or grow as if by blossoming; to spread out