noun, verb (used with or without object)
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verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of burgeon
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Example sentences from the Web for bourgeon
Bourgeon de Mars, enfant de Paris;Si un eschape, il en vaut dix.Adventures in Criticism|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
My budding Daphne wanted scope To bourgeon all her flowers of hope.
These "lisping hawthorn-buds" of fashion only bourgeon in tainted soil.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
They keep religion alive, and make it bourgeon and yield the new fruits for which the generations hunger.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson