less common spelling of burgeon

intransitive verb

: to send forth new growth (such as buds or branches) : sprout
: bloom
when the flame trees and jacaranda are burgeoningAlan Carmichael
: to grow and expand rapidly : flourish
The market for her work has burgeoned in recent years.
tiny events which burgeon into national alarumsHerman Wouk

Examples of bourgeon in a Sentence

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“Bourgeon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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