[NAFEX] Bletting or bletted

jwlehman at aol.com jwlehman at aol.com
Tue Jan 19 19:58:37 EST 2010


In a message dated 1/19/2010 6:24:29 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
qazingulaza at gmail.com writes:

> 
> There's that word again.  What exactly does "bletted fruits" refer to in 
> reference to osage orange?

I've heard it defined as over ripe and half rotten. 

Here is a link for a what I believe is a good definition of bletting. But I 
will take exception to their including persimmon as a fruit needing 
bletting before eating. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bletting
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