afterripen

verb
af·​ter·​rip·​en | \ ¦af-tər-¦rī-pən \

Definition of afterripen

transitive verb

: to subject to afterripening

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First Known Use of afterripen

1890, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for afterripen

derivative of afterripening

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“Afterripen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterripen. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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