un·​rip·​ened | \ ˌən-ˈrī-pənd How to pronounce unripened (audio) , -ˈrī-pᵊmd \

Definition of unripened

: not approaching or at full development : not matured : not ripened unripened fruit

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Recent Examples on the Web Try using corn flour to thicken Cream cheese is a soft, unripened (or fresh) cheese made from cow’s milk. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Bagel seasoning is the MVP of this Super Bowl party dip," 8 Feb. 2021 Mineral notes and unripened peach precede a definite acidic finish. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Chardonnay wine guide: What’s it about? Flavors, facts, history, prices – 34 wines tasted," 27 Sep. 2020 Very smooth, unripened blackberry and not very tannic. Marc Bona, cleveland, "10 wines under $25 for a hot day in July," 12 July 2020 Cream cheese is a soft, unripened or fresh cheese made from cow’s milk. Detroit Free Press, "Creamy Marinara sauce: A breeze to make and packed with nutrient-rich tomatoes," 29 May 2020 Those ingredients include unripened green walnuts, which are steeped in a base liquor and infused with some variation of vanilla bean, citrus peels, cloves, cinnamon, and more, depending on the recipe. Regan Stephens, Fortune, "This Italian Spirit Is Perfect for Holiday Drinking," 21 Dec. 2019 Even at the unripened age of 19, Bailey is a veteran of European competition. Pat Brennan, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati acquires LA Galaxy Homegrown, defender Zico Bailey," 12 Dec. 2019 Cabot took second place in one of the society’s fresh, unripened cheese categories. Kim Severson, New York Times, "Is America Ready to Love Cottage Cheese Again?," 26 June 2018 The former state judge had watched his last campaign, against incumbent Mayor Mitch Landrieu in 2014, fail to gain traction before falling victim, like an unripened tomato, to a winter freeze. Richard Rainey, NOLA.com, "Michael Bagneris glad to be warm for the 2017 New Orleans mayor's race," 16 May 2017

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First Known Use of unripened

1561, in the meaning defined above

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24 Feb 2021

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“Unripened.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unripened. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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