Definitions for ciderˈsaɪ dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ci•derˈsaɪ dər(n.)

  1. the juice pressed from apples, used for drinking, either before fermentation

    Category: Cooking

    Ref: ( sweet cider ); ( hard cider )

Origin of cider:

1250–1300; ME sidre < OF si(s)dre < LL sīcera strong drink < Gk sikera < Heb shēkhār

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cider, cyder(noun)

    a beverage made from juice pressed from apples

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cider(noun)ˈsaɪ dər

    a drink made from apples

    ***a glass of cider

  2. ciderˈsaɪ dər

    an alcoholic drink made from apples

    ***Do you like cider?

Wiktionary

  1. cider(Noun)

    An alcoholic, sparkling beverage made from fermented apples;

  2. cider(Noun)

    any particular type of this cider.

  3. cider(Noun)

    A non-alcoholic, still beverage consisting of the (usually unfiltered and still containing pulp) juice of early-harvest apples; without pulp it is called apple juice

  4. cider(Noun)

    any particular type of this cider.

  5. cider(Noun)

    A non-alcoholic, sparkling beverage made from apples

  6. cider(Noun)

    any particular type of this cider.

  7. cider(Noun)

    A glass of cider (in any of the above senses).

  8. cider(Noun)

    A non-alcoholic drink, normally carbonated; equivalent to soft drink.

  9. Origin: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cider(noun)

    the expressed juice of apples. It is used as a beverage, for making vinegar, and for other purposes

Freebase

  1. Cider

    Cider or cyder is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from fruit juice, most commonly and traditionally apple juice, but also the juice of peaches or other fruit. Cider varies in alcohol content from 2% ABV to 8.5% or more in traditional English ciders. In some regions, such as Germany and United States, cider may be called "apple wine". In the United States and some parts of Canada, "hard cider" usually refers to the alcoholic beverage discussed in this article, while "cider" may refer to non-alcoholic apple cider. When sugar or extra fruit has been added and a secondary fermentation increases the alcoholic strength, a cider is classified as "apple wine". Cider may be made from any variety of apple, but certain cultivars grown solely for use in cider are known as cider apples. Cider is popular in the United Kingdom, especially in South West England and East Anglia. The United Kingdom has the highest per capita consumption of cider, as well as the largest cider-producing companies in the world, including H. P. Bulmer, the largest. As of 2006, the UK produces 600 million litres of cider each year. Much cider today is made from apple pulp rather than fresh apples and may contain added sweeteners or flavours.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cider(noun)

an alcoholic drink made from apples.

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