Definition of BURGEON

to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number <the trout population in the stream is burgeoning now that the water is clean>
to grow vigorously <the spring flowers burgeoned once the warm weather set in for good>
Synonyms burgeon (also bourgeon), flourish, prosper
to produce flowers <chrysanthemums usually burgeon in early fall>
Synonyms blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), effloresce, flower, unfold
Related Words leaf, leave; bud; open

Variants of BURGEON

burgeon also bourgeon

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