rareripe

[ rair-rahyp ]
/ ˈrɛərˌraɪp /
Botany

adjective

ripening early.

noun

a fruit or vegetable that ripens early.

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Origin of rareripe

1715–25, Americanism;rare, early variant (obsolete except British dial.) of rathe + ripe
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British Dictionary definitions for rareripe

rareripe
/ (ˈrɛəˌraɪp) US /

adjective

ripening early

noun

a fruit or vegetable that ripens early

Word Origin for rareripe

C18 rare, variant of rathe + ripe
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