rindless


rindless

noun

  1. a thick and firm outer coat or covering, as of certain fruits, cheeses, and meats: watermelon rind; orange rind; bacon rind.
  2. the bark of a tree.

noun

  1. a hard outer layer or skin on bacon, cheese, etc
  2. the outer layer of a fruit or of the spore-producing body of certain fungi
  3. the outer layer of the bark of a tree
n.

Old English rinde “bark, crust,” later “peel of a fruit or vegetable” (c.1400), from Proto-Germanic *rind- (cf. Old Saxon rinda, Middle Dutch and Dutch rinde “bark of a tree,” Old High German rinda, German Rinde), probably related to Old English rendan (see rend (v.)).

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