come into flower

Definition of come into flower

  1. :  to begin to produce flowers :  to bloom The tree came into flower early this year. —sometimes used figuratively to indicate something is developing His interest in history came into flower while he was just a boy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  the specialized part of an angiospermous plant that occurs singly or in clusters, possesses whorls of often colorful petals or sepals, and bears the reproductive structures (such as stamens or pistils) involved in the development of seeds and fruit :  blossom

    :  a cluster of small flowers growing closely together that resembles and is often viewed as a single flower :  inflorescence

    :  a plant grown or valued for its flowers

  1. :  develop

    :  flourish

    :  to produce flowers :  blossom

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to criticize severely

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