rareripe

noun
rare·ripe | \ˈrer-ˌrīp \

Definition of rareripe 

1 : an early ripening fruit or vegetable

2 dialect : green onion

First Known Use of rareripe

1722, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rareripe

English dialect rare early + English ripe

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about rareripe

Statistics for rareripe

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for rareripe

The first known use of rareripe was in 1722

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on rareripe

See words that rhyme with rareripe

Comments on rareripe

What made you want to look up rareripe? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!