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effloresce (v.)

"to come into flower," 1775, from Latin efflorescere, inceptive form (in Late Latin simplified to efflorere) "to blossom, spring up, flourish, abound," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + florescere "to blossom," from flos "flower" (from PIE root *bhel- (3) "to thrive, bloom"). Sense in chemistry is from 1788.

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Definitions of effloresce from WordNet

effloresce (v.)
come into or as if into flower;
These manifestations effloresced in the past
Synonyms: burst forth
effloresce (v.)
assume crystalline form; become crystallized;
Synonyms: crystallize / crystalize / crystalise
effloresce (v.)
become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation;
From wordnet.princeton.edu