maturative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English maturatif, from Middle French maturatif, from Medieval Latin mātūrātīvus.

Noun[edit]

maturative (plural maturatives)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) A remedy promoting maturation; a maturant.

Adjective[edit]

maturative (comparative more maturative, superlative most maturative)

  1. (obsolete) Conducing to ripeness or maturity; hence, conducing to suppuration.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for maturative in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

maturative

  1. Alternative form of maturatif

Adjective[edit]

maturative

  1. Alternative form of maturatif