Definition of maturate in English:

maturate

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’
    fester, form pus, swell up, gather, discharge, rot, run, weep, ooze, come to a head
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Origin

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

Pronunciation

maturate

/ˈmatjʊreɪt/