Origin of unripe
Examples from the Web for unripe
Most starchy foods, such as cereals and potatoes and unripe fruit must, of course, be cooked in order to be made fit to eat.How to Live|Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
The world of the Old Testament, at its wisest and highest, was unripe for His gospel.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
It comes forth with the feeble and rickety symptoms which announce an unripe conception, and an untimely death.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Sometimes persons are made very sick indeed by eating such articles as green apples or unripe peaches.First Book in Physiology and Hygiene|J.H. Kellogg
So he took the basket of unripe dates and gave one to every one in the house, and behold, they all grew tusks of great size.Black Tales for White Children|C. H. Stigand
Old English unripe "premature" (in reference to death), from un- (1) "not" + ripe. Meaning "immature, not fully developed (of fruit, etc.) is recorded from mid-13c. Cf. Middle Dutch onrijp, Old High German unrifi, German unreif.