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Meaning of RIND

Pronunciation:  rInd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)
  2. [n]  the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)

RIND is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: peel, skin
 See Also: bacon rind, cheese rind, material, peel, plant tissue, skin, stuff



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rind\ (r[imac]nd), n. [AS. rind bark, crust of bread; akin
    to OHG. rinta, G. rinde, and probably to E. rand, rim; cf.
    Skr. ram to end, rest.]
    The external covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees,
    etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell.
          Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind With all
          thy charms, although this corporal rind Thou hast
          immanacled.                              --Milton.
          Sweetest nut hath sourest rind.          --Shak.
  2. \Rind\, v. t.
    To remove the rind of; to bark. [R.]