maturate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin maturatus, past participle of maturare (to make ripe).

Verb[edit]

maturate (third-person singular simple present maturates, present participle maturating, simple past and past participle maturated)

  1. To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
    • Fuller
      A tree may be maturated artificially.
  2. To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

maturate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of maturare
  2. second-person plural imperative of maturare
  3. feminine plural of maturato

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mātūrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mātūrātus