Rareripe
Rareripe \Rare"ripe`\ (-r[imac]p`), a. [Rare early + ripe. Cf. {Rathripe}.] Early ripe; ripe before others, or before the usual season. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rareripe — Rare ripe , n. An early ripening fruit, especially a kind of freestone peach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rareripe — [rer′rīp΄] adj. [rare, dial. var. of RATHE + RIPE] ripening early n. a fruit or vegetable that ripens early …   English World dictionary

  • rareripe — noun Etymology: English dialect rare early + English ripe Date: 1722 1. an early ripening fruit or vegetable 2. dialect green onion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rareripe — /rair ruyp /, Bot. adj. 1. ripening early. n. 2. a fruit or vegetable that ripens early. [1715 25, Amer.; rare, early var. (obs. except Brit. dial.) of RATHE + RIPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • rareripe — rare•ripe [[t]ˈrɛərˌraɪp[/t]] adj. 1) bot ripening early 2) bot a fruit or vegetable that ripens early • Etymology: 1715–25, amer.; rare, dial. var. of rathe+ripe …   From formal English to slang

  • rareripe — I. (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: rare (III) + ripe : early ripe : ripe before others or earlier than usual II. noun ( s) 1. : any early ripening fruit or vegetable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rathripe — Rath ripe (r[a^]th r[imac]p ), a. Rareripe, or early ripe. n. A rareripe. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Such who delight in rathripe fruits. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ratheripe — I. (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective also rathripe (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ Etymology: rathe (I) + ripe chiefly dialect : rareripe, precocious II …   Useful english dictionary

  • 早熟 — zǎoshú (1) [precocious]∶指人的身心成熟过早 一个早熟儿童 (2) [rareripe; early maturing early ripe]∶农作物生长期短, 较早成熟 早熟品种 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • rare|ripe — «RAIR RYP», adjective, noun. –adj. coming early to maturity; ripening early in the year; early ripe: »rareripe fruit or grain. –n. a fruit or vegetable that is ripe early, especially a variety of peach. ╂[< rare, obsolete form of rathe + ripe] …   Useful english dictionary

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