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.


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