un volet
briller

le bourgeon

Bourgeon = Bud (c) Kristin Espinassele bourgeon (boor-zhon) noun, masculine
  1. bud
  2. pimple, spot

Also:
le bourgeon gustatif = taste bud

Citation du Jour:

Le plus timide bourgeon est la preuve qu'il n'y a pas de mort réelle. / The most timid bud is proof that there is no real death. --William Blake

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