Blume

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Blume

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Carl (Karl) Ludwig von Blume (1796-1862).

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Either from German Blume or an alternative spelling of bloom.

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Blume

  1. A surname​.

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Eine weiße Rose — A white rose

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bluome, from Old High German bluomo, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô,from *blōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-. Germanic cognates include Low German Bloom, Dutch bloem, English bloom, Danish blomme, Swedish blomma. Compare also Latin flōs.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbluːmə/
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Blume f (genitive Blume, plural Blumen, diminutive Blümelein n or Blümlein n or Blümchen n)

  1. (botany) flower, blossom (colorful, conspicuous reproductive structure(s) of an angiosperm)
    Insekten helfen Blumen bei der Reproduktion. — Insects help flowers reproduce.
    Die breite Varietät an Blumensorten faszinierte die Menschen schon lange — The wide range of different kinds of flowers has fascinated man for ages.
  2. (loosely, colloquial, usually in the plural) plant, houseplant (plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes)
  3. (chemistry) efflorescence (formation of a powdery surface on crystals)
  4. (heraldry) flower (symbol representing a flower)
    Blumen sind häufig ein Bestandteil von Symbolen auf Flaggen und WappenFlowers are often a building block of symbols on flags.
    Die Blume, welche England symbolisiert, ist die rote Rose — The flower which symbolizes England is the red rose.
  5. (hunting) tail, scut (short, erect tail of a hare)
  6. nose, bouquet (scent of a particular wine)
  7. head (foam that forms on top of beer)

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