bourgeon

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. Obsolete form of burgeon.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      gayly to bourgeon and broadly to grow

Noun[edit]

bourgeon (plural bourgeons)

  1. Obsolete form of burgeon.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buʁ.ʒɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bourgeon m (plural bourgeons)

  1. bud (of plant)
  2. pimple

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bourgeon m (plural bourgeons)

  1. (Jersey, botany) bud