unparched

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ parched. In the obsolete sense, un- functions as an intensifier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈpɑː(ɹ)tʃt/

Adjective[edit]

unparched (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Dried up; withered by heat.
  2. Not parched.
    unparched cornmeal
    • 1868, Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, Greater Britain (volume 2, page 93)
      To one fresh from the baked Australian plains, there is likeness between any green and humid land and the last unparched country that he may have seen.

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