bourgeon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See burgeon.

Verb[edit]

bourgeon (third-person singular simple present bourgeons, present participle bourgeoning, simple past and past participle bourgeoned)

  1. (obsolete) To sprout; to put forth buds; to shoot forth, as a branch.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Gayly to bourgeon and broadly to grow.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Noun[edit]

bourgeon m (plural bourgeons)

  1. bud (of plant)

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bourjon, burjon, from Vulgar Latin *burrio, burrionem, from Latin burra.

Noun[edit]

bourgeon m (plural bourgeons)

  1. (botany) bud