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- The blossom of the cherry tree.
- (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.
- (blossoms): sakura
blossom of the cherry tree