Definition of maturate in English:

maturate

Line breaks: mat|ur¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈmatjʊreɪt
 
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verb

[no object] Medicine
  • (Of a boil, abscess, etc.) form pus: if you got a wound in that country it never healed but festered white and maturated

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin maturat- 'ripened, hastened', from the verb maturare, from maturus (see mature).

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