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Definition of rind noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] the thick outer skin of some types of fruit lemon rind Add the grated rind of one lemon. compare peel, skin, zest
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] the thick outer skin of some foods such as bacon and some types of cheese The name of the cheese is stamped on the rind. see also pork rinds
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rind