Simple Definition of burgeon
: to grow or develop quickly
Examples of burgeon
The market for collectibles has burgeoned in recent years.
<the trout population in the stream is burgeoning now that the water is clean>
Variants of burgeon
Origin of burgeon
Middle English burjonen, from Anglo-French burjuner, from burjun bud, from Vulgar Latin *burrion-, burrio, from Late Latin burra fluff, shaggy cloth
First Known Use: 14th century
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