What does cider mean?

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ˈsaɪ dərcider

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cider, cyder(noun)

    a beverage made from juice pressed from apples


  1. cider(Noun)

    An alcoholic, sparkling beverage made from fermented apples;

    Etymology: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

  2. cider(Noun)

    any particular type of this cider.

    Etymology: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

  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

    Etymology: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

  4. cider(Noun)

    A non-alcoholic, sparkling beverage made from apples

    Etymology: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

  5. cider(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From cidre, from σίκερα, of origin.

  6. cider(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [F. cidre, OF. sidre, fr. L. sicera a kind of strong drink, Gr. ; of Oriental origin; cf. Heb. shkar to be intoxicated, shkr strong drink.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cider

    sī′dėr, n. a drink made from apples.—ns. Cī′der-and, a mixture of cider and other spirits; Cī′der-cup, a drink of sweetened cider, with other ingredients; Cī′derkin, an inferior cider. [Fr. cidre—L.,—Gr. sikera, strong drink—Heb. shakar, to be intoxicated.]

Anagrams for cider »

  1. cried

  2. Deric

  3. riced

  4. dicer

  5. IRCed

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cider in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cider in a Sentence

  1. Lauren Slayton:

    Apple cider and lemon in water works well, too.

  2. Damon Runyon:

    One of these days in your travels, a guy is going to come up to you and show you a nice brand-new deck of cards on which the seal is not yet broken, and this guy is going to offer to bet you that he can make the Jack of Spades jump out of the deck and squirt cider in your ear. But, son, do not bet this man, for as sure as you are standing there, you are going to end up with an earful of cider.

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