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Dictionary Definition

rind

Noun

1 the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit) [syn: skin, peel]
2 the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɻaɪnd/
  • SAMPA: /r\`aInd/
    Rhymes: -aɪnd

Etymology

Old English rinde

Noun

  1. a hard, tough outer layer, particularly on food such as fruit, cheese, etc.

Translations

Estonian

Etymology

From Germanic

Noun

rind

Kurdish

Adjective

rind

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *hrenthiz, whence also Old English hrīþer

Noun

rind

Extensive Definition

Rind can mean any of the following:
  • In botany, a rind is the thick outer skin of various structures such as fruit, see peel (fruit). The term can refer to skins of other foods such as cheese or Pork rind
  • Rind (giantess), a giantess in Norse mythology
  • Rind (tribe), a tribe in BaluchistanDalgarven Mill, Scotland]]
  • Lind (Oh My Goddess!) (also known as Rind), the fifth goddess to appear to Keiichi on the anime/manga Oh My Goddess!
  • An alternative spelling of rynd, in milling the metal device which locks into the upper millstone and turns it. Also the 'symbol' of Millers
rind in Danish: Rind
rind in Spanish: corteza

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