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Meaning of CIDER

Pronunciation:  'sIdur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a beverage made from juice pressed from apples

CIDER is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cyder
 See Also: beverage, drink, drinkable, hard cider, potable, scrumpy, sweet cider



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ci"der\, n. [F. cidre, OF. sidre, fr. L. sicera a kind of
strong drink, Gr. ?; of Oriental origin; cf. Heb. sh[=a]kar
to be intoxicated, sh[=e]k[=a]r strong drink.]
The expressed juice of apples. It is used as a beverage, for
making vinegar, and for other purposes.

Note: Cider was formerly used to signify the juice of other
      fruits, and other kinds of strong liquor, but was not
      applied to wine.

{Cider brandy}, a kind of brandy distilled from cider.

{Cider mill}, a mill in which cider is made.

{Cider press}, the press of a cider mill.