Open main menu

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a- +‎ passo (dried) +‎ -ire.

VerbEdit

appassire

  1. (intransitive) to wither, shrivel
  2. (intransitive) to fade
  3. (intransitive, wine) to dry bunches of grapes by exposure to the sun prior to winemaking
  4. (transitive, intransitive, cooking) To sweat / To cook slowly at low heat, in shallow oil and without browning, to reduce moisture content.
    Synonym: far sudare

ConjugationEdit

AnagramsEdit