blet

/ (blɛt) /

noun

a state of softness or decay in certain fruits, such as the medlar, brought about by overripening

Nearby words

  1. blessig's cysts,
  2. blessing,
  3. blessing in disguise,
  4. blessingly,
  5. blest,
  6. bletchley park,
  7. blether,
  8. blethered,
  9. bletilla,
  10. bletting

Word Origin for blet

C19: from French blettir to become overripe

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