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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bourgeon  \Bour"geon\,  v.  i.  [OE.  burjoun  a  bud,  burjounen  to 
  bud,  F.  bourgeon  a  bud,  bourgeonner  to  bud;  cf  OHG.  burjan 
  to  raise.] 
  To  sprout;  to  put  forth  buds;  to  shoot  forth,  as  a  branch. 
 
  Gayly  to  bourgeon  and  broadly  to  grow.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bourgeon 
  v  :  produce  buds,  branches,  or  germinate;  of  plants  [syn:  {shoot}, 
  {spud},  {germinate},  {pullulate},  {burgeon  forth},  {sprout}] 




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