1. (superl.) Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple.

2. (superl.) Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil.

3. (superl.) Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued; soft; rich; delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.

4. (superl.) Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.

5. (superl.) Warmed by liquor; slightly intoxicated.

6. (v. t.) To make mellow.

7. (v. i.) To become mellow; as, ripe fruit soon mellows.

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