Definition of prematured in English:

prematured

adjective

rare
  • Premature. Now chiefly in south-east Asian use.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dunton (1659–1732), bookseller. Alteration of premature after matured.

Pronunciation

prematured

/prɛməˈtʃʊəd//prɛməˈtʃɔːd//prɛməˈtjʊəd/