ripener

ripen

[rahy-puhn]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to make or become ripe.
2.
to bring or come to maturity, the proper condition, etc.; mature.

Origin:
1555–65; ripe + -en1

ripener, noun
half-ripened, adjective
overripen, verb
underripened, adjective
unripened, adjective
unripening, adjective
well-ripened, adjective
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ripen (ˈraɪpən)
 
vb
to make or become ripe
 
'ripener
 
n

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