One entry found.
Main Entry: ripe
Inflected Form(s): rip·er; rip·est
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rīpe; akin to Old English rīpan, reopan to reap
Date: before 12th century
1: fully grown and developed : mature <ripe fruit> <ripe wheat>
2: having mature knowledge, understanding, or judgment
3: of advanced years : late <a ripe old age>