I.of fruit, cooked by the sun, ripe, mellow, Lat. mitis, Hdt., Ar., etc.
II.metaph. in voc., mostly as a term of endearment, kind, gentle, ὦπέπονmy good friend, Il.; κριὲπέπον my pet ram, Od.;— in bad sense, soft, weak, Il.; ὦπέπονεςye weaklings, id=Il.: —μόχθοςπέπωνsoftened pain, Soph., etc.: c. dat., ἐχθροῖςπ.gentle to one's foes, Aesch.
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