cherry blossom

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cherry blossoms

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cherry blossom (countable and uncountable, plural cherry blossoms)

  1. The blossom or flower of the cherry tree, particularly the Japanese cherry (Prunus serrulata).
    Synonyms: sakura, 🌸
  2. (heraldry) A stylized depiction of the blossom of the cherry tree, as used in Japanese mon.
    • 1976, W. M. Hawley & Kei Kaneda Chappelear, Mon: The Japanese Family Crest, page 27:
      The cherry blossom was in use in Heian times...For obvious reasons it become the mon of the Sakurai family.


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