Definition of rathe in English:

rathe

Syllabification: rathe
Pronunciation: /rāT͟H, raTH
 
/

adjective

archaic literary
1(Of a person or their actions) prompt and eager.
1.1(Of flowers or fruit) blooming or ripening early in the year.

Origin

Old English hræth, hræd, of Germanic origin; perhaps related to the base of rash1.

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