1. [ verb ] (botany) burst forth into or as if into flower
Synonyms: burst_forth

"These manifestations effloresced in the past"

Related terms: bloom blossoming
2. [ verb ] (chemistry,crystallography) assume crystalline form; become crystallized
Synonyms: crystalize crystalise crystallize
Related terms: solidify devitrify crystal crystallization quartz_glass crystal
3. [ verb ] (crystallography) become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation
Related terms: encrust
Similar spelling:   efflorescent