[n] a powdery deposit on a surface
[n] reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
[n] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
[n] the organic process of bearing flowers; "you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed"
[n] a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
[n] the best time of youth
[v] produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
bloom of youth, blooming, blossom, blossom, blossom, blush, efflorescence, efflorescence, flower, flower, flower, flush, flush, heyday, peak, prime, rosiness, salad days