- the flower of the apple tree: the state flower of Arkansas and Michigan.
Origin of apple blossom
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for apple blossom
She was as fresh as an apple-blossom; but Anthony was not long to behold this flower.What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales
Hans Christian Andersen
Felix wandered over it among bees busy with the apple-blossom.The Freelands
He fingered a piece of apple-blossom that hung low on a swinging bough.
"I wouldn't get the apple-blossom," said Edgar, the eldest brother.
The Apple-blossom is considered to be an emblem of preference.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics