sbocciare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, sbocciare, which means to bloom or to blossom. It can be used literally — for flowers — or in a more figurative manner when describing love and friendship. See the expression used below in its context:

A maggio e a giugno le rose sbocciano e il roseto di Roma è da vedere: tutte le piante in fiore e quel profumo è stupendo!

In May and June the roses blossom, and the Rome Rose Garden is not to be missed: all the plants are blossoming, and that scent is wonderful!

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