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bourgeon

[bur-juh n] /ˈbɜr dʒən/
noun, verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for bourgeon

bourgeon

/ˈbɜːdʒən/
noun, verb
1.
a variant spelling of burgeon

burgeon

/ˈbɜːdʒən/
verb
1.
often foll by forth or out. (of a plant) to sprout (buds)
2.
(intransitive; often foll by forth or out) to develop or grow rapidly; flourish
noun
3.
a bud of a plant
Word Origin
C13: from Old French burjon, perhaps ultimately from Late Latin burra shaggy cloth; from the downiness of certain buds
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