[ blet-ing ]
/ ˈblɛt ɪŋ /
the ripening of fruit, especially of fruit stored until the desired degree of softness is attained.
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Origin of bletting
<French blet (feminine blette) overripe (variant of Old French blece, adj. derivative of blecier to bruise <Old Low Franconian *blettian) + -ing1
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