Maturated
Maturate Mat"u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maturated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maturating}.] [L. maturatus, p. p. of maturare to make ripe, fr. maturus ripe, mature. See {Mature}, v. & a.] 1. To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen. [1913 Webster]

A tree may be maturated artificially. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

2. To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess). [1913 Webster]


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