Definitions starting with R

ID #4962

ripe

[Car.; OED idem "now somewhat rare"; also Scots EDD and US Black (Faucet 1927: 260)] v. to ripen: 1976 [Sapodillas] were picked when full and "put up to ripe" (Eneas 14). (Black)

Tags: plant, verb

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Last update: 2011-06-08 00:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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