bletting

noun

blet·​ting
ˈbletiŋ
plural -s
: the ripening and softening of certain fruits in storage

Word History

Etymology

from gerund of blet to become overripe, from French blettir, from blet overripe, from Old French

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“Bletting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bletting. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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