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rareripe

[rair-rahyp] /ˈrɛərˌraɪp/
adjective
1.
ripening early.
noun
2.
a fruit or vegetable that ripens early.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25, Americanism; rare, early variant (obsolete except British dial.) of rathe + ripe
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rareripe

/ˈrɛəˌraɪp/
adjective
1.
ripening early
noun
2.
a fruit or vegetable that ripens early
Word Origin
C18 rare, variant of rathe + ripe
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