[rair-rahyp] /ˈrɛərˌraɪp/ Botany
a fruit or vegetable that ripens early.
a fruit or vegetable that ripens early
[rair] /rɛər/ adjective, rarer, rarest. 1. coming or occurring far apart in time; unusual; uncommon: a rare disease; His visits are rare occasions. 2. thinly distributed over an area; few and widely separated: Lighthouses are rare on that part of the coast. 3. having the component parts not closely compacted together; not dense: rare gases; […]
[rair-ing] /ˈrɛər ɪŋ/ adjective, Informal. 1. very eager or anxious; enthusiastic: raring to go. [rair] /rɛər/ verb (used without object), rared, raring. Older Use. 1. 2 (def 6). /ˈrɛərɪŋ/ adjective 1. ready; willing; enthusiastic (esp in the phrase raring to go) /rɛə/ adjective 1. not widely known; not frequently used or experienced; uncommon or unusual: […]
- Raring to go
Very eager to begin, as in The children were all dressed and raring to go. This idiom uses raring for rearing, and alludes to a horse’s standing on its hind legs when it is anxious to get moving. [ Early 1900s ]
[rair-i-tee] /ˈrɛər ɪ ti/ noun, plural rarities. 1. something , unusual, or uncommon: Snowstorms are a rarity in the South. 2. something esteemed or interesting in being , uncommon, or curious: That folio is a rarity that will bring a good price. 3. the state or quality of being . 4. occurrence; infrequency: Volcanic eruptions […]