apple blossom



the flower of the apple tree: the state flower of Arkansas and Michigan.

Origin of apple blossom

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for apple blossom

Historical Examples of 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

    John Galsworthy

  • He fingered a piece of apple-blossom that hung low on a swinging bough.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • "I wouldn't get the apple-blossom," said Edgar, the eldest brother.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • The Apple-blossom is considered to be an emblem of preference.