Definition of Ripens
1. Verb. (third-person singular of ripen) ¹
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Definition of Ripens
1. ripen [v] - See also: ripen
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ripens
ripens (current term)
Literary usage of Ripens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Origin central Kentucky, where it ripens rather early; form oblate, size medium, ... Origin Scranton, Mississippi, where it ripens during October and early ..."
2. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"ripens beginning of July. Tree hardy and a good bearer. ... The fruit is quite as large as the Black Tartarian, and ripens among the latest varieties. ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1842)
"Medium size, and of excellent quality; ripens in November. ... It ripens late, and keeps till spring. Stated to be very valuable. ..."
4. The Gardeners Dictionaryby Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"This ripens about the Middle of July. 9. ... This ripens the End of July. lo. ... This ripens the End of July. i 5. ..."
5. A Statistical Account of Bengal by William Wilson Hunter, Herbert Hope Risley, Hermann Michael Kisch (1876)
"Am, or mango (Mangifera Indica), ripens from April to June; the Rangpur fruit, however, is said to be of inferior quality, and generally worm-eaten. ..."
6. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1850)
"Long-shaped and longish, red, and of a good quality; ripens late. ... Bound and large, red, good quality, and of the species which ripens latish, ..."
7. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing (1855)
"ripens during all September. 74. BERGAMOTTE SUISSE. O. Duh. Lind. Swiss Bergamot. Lind. A very pretty, roundish, striped pear, which is a handsome addition ..."
8. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, E. Lewis ; gift of Sturtevant (1856)
"Calyx short and small, placed in a smooth, moderate hollow. Flesh white, melting, very juicy, rich, sweet and aromatic. ripens during all September. 74. ..."