Bletting
Bletting Blet"ting, n. A form of decay seen in fleshy, overripe fruit. --Lindley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bletting — is a process certain fleshy fruits undergo when, beyond ripening, they have started to decay and ferment. There are some fruits that are either considered at their best after some bletting, such as Nashi pear, or that can only be eaten raw after… …   Wikipedia

  • Bletting — Blet Blet, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bletted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bletting}.] To decay internally when overripe; said of fruit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bletting — /blet ing/, n. the ripening of fruit, esp. of fruit stored until the desired degree of softness is attained. [ < F blet (fem. blette) overripe (var. of OF blece, adj. deriv. of blecier to bruise < Old Low Franconian *blettian) + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bletting — noun A fermentation process in certain fruit beyond ripening …   Wiktionary

  • bletting — blet·ting …   English syllables

  • bletting — ˈbled.iŋ noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of blet to become overripe, from French blettir, from blet overripe, from Old French : the ripening and softening of certain fruits in storage * * * /blet ing/, n. the ripening of fruit, esp. of fruit… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blet — 1. verb /blɛt/ To undergo bletting, a fermentation process in certain fruit beyond ripening. See Also: bletting 2. noun /blɛt/ wheat …   Wiktionary

  • Blet — Blet, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bletted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bletting}.] To decay internally when overripe; said of fruit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bletted — Blet Blet, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bletted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bletting}.] To decay internally when overripe; said of fruit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persimmon — This article is about the edible fruit. For other uses, see Persimmon (disambiguation). Persimmon American persimmon flower Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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