rareripe

noun
rare·​ripe | \ ˈrer-ˌrīp How to pronounce rareripe (audio) \

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

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“Rareripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rareripe. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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