underripe

underripe

(ˌʌndəˈraɪp)
adj
(Botany) not sufficiently ripe to pick, eat, or use
Translations

underripe

[ˈʌndəˈraɪp] ADJpoco maduro, verde
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Traditional jam needs a combination of sweet, ripe fruit along with a small amount of underripe fruit for acidity.
I was disappointed to find the cantaloupe was underripe, but the juiciness of the watermelon and kick from the mint saved the salad.
0/10 OAKLANDS STRAWBERRIES (400G), PS1.49, LIDL Small and slightly underripe with a dull colouring.
* Your wraps could include very thinly sliced fresh pineapple, melon, or underripe avocado (which can be a bit difficult to do).
If you shake gently, you'll ensure that you don't loosen up a lot of underripe berries.
Chalky minerality and laserlike acidity keep bright green apple and underripe pear flavors crisp and refreshing.
Also look for a yellow spot (called a 'field spot' because it is where the melon sat in the field and ripened in the sun) on one side--a white spot or no spot indicates that the melon is underripe,
Conventional method (farmer's practice) Improved practice (i) No washing (i) Washing with tap water after harvesting (ii) No grading (ii) Grading for (iii) Transportation overripe, normal, in bamboo basket and underripe tomato fruit plastered with mud (iii) Transportation in and dung clean plastic crate Table 2: The microbial population affected by postharvest management in fresh tomato.
As a rule, olives picked when ripe give a more golden colour and milder flavour, while underripe olives yield oil that is greener and more peppery in flavour.