rutab

adjective
ru·​tab | \ rüˈtäb \

Definition of rutab

: 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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Arabic

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“Rutab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rutab. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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