- ripening early.
- a fruit or vegetable that ripens early.
Origin of rareripe
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Examples from the Web for rareripe
Late Rareripe was sent to France in 1855 where it has since been grown as a satisfactory commercial sort.The Peaches of New York
U. P. Hedrick
But woe betide Alexander and all rareripe Bostonians who mistake the scaffolding for the edifice.
It was mere precocity, and precocity is a rareripe fruit, with a worm at the core.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14
- ripening early
- a fruit or vegetable that ripens early
C18 rare, variant of rathe + ripe