The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.(verb)
An example of burgeon is a cherry tree flowering in springtime.
See burgeon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME burjounen < OFr burjoner < burjon, a bud < VL *burrio, a bud < LL burra, wool, shaggy garment
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also bour·geonintransitive verb bur·geoned also bour·geoned, bur·geon·ing also bour·geon·ing, bur·geons also bour·geons
Origin: Middle English burgeonen
Origin: , from Old French borjoner
Origin: , from burjon, a bud
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *burriō, burriōn-
Origin: , from Late Latin burra, a shaggy garment.
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