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

Examples of unripened in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cream cheese is made from cow’s milk and is unripened. Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2021 Verjus is the juice of unripened wine grapes and has a bright fresh flavor that lends itself well to nonalcoholic cocktails. Washington Post, 14 July 2021 Just place the unripened avocados in a paper bag with a banana or an apple, fold over the top and leave it on the counter. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 15 Mar. 2021 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, 8 Feb. 2021 Mineral notes and unripened peach precede a definite acidic finish. Marc Bona, cleveland, 27 Sep. 2020 Very smooth, unripened blackberry and not very tannic. Marc Bona, cleveland, 12 July 2020 Cream cheese is a soft, unripened or fresh cheese made from cow’s milk. Detroit Free Press, 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, 21 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of unripened

1561, in the meaning defined above

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“Unripened.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unripened. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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