Definition of "rind" []

  • A tough outer covering such as bark, the skin of some fruits, or the coating on cheese or bacon. (noun)
  • A hard outer layer or skin on bacon, cheese, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The outer layer of a fruit or of the spore-producing body of certain fungi (noun)
  • The outer layer of the bark of a tree (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "rind" in a sentence
  • "It has a relatively thin rind, which gives a little when the squash is ripe."
  • "The Johnson's spoon with pork rind is great for casting the grassy areas for northerns."
  • "The rind is very thin and so the cheese is usually wrapped in foil."