rutab

adjective

ru·​tab
rüˈtäb
: of, relating to, or constituting the third of four recognized stages in the ripening of the date in which the tip becomes soft and loses the bright color of the previous stage compare khalal, kimri, tamar

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Etymology

Arabic

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“Rutab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rutab. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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