Raw, idiom: 14a. in the natural, uncultivated, or unrefined state: nature in the raw.
"And now the old story has begun to write itself over there," said Carl softly. "Isn't it queer: there are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before; like the larks in this country, that have been singing the same five notes over for thousands of years."
— Willa Cather, O Pioneers!