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 for bourgeon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bourgeon \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.
     [1913 Webster]
           Gayly to bourgeon and broadly to grow.   --Sir W.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes
           sprouted" [syn: shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate,
           bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout]

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