Word to the Wise: rind

rind (noun) [pronounce raind] – the hard outer part of a fruit, meat or cheese, or of a tree

rindPics by Paul J Everett

Here are some examples of how you can use rind:

Do you usually cut off the rind of the watermelon before you eat it?

You can grate some lemon rind and mix it through the cake batter; this gives it a fresh taste.

It’s not a good idea to eat the rind of the cheese, because there is a layer of plastic on it.

The rind of the tree is cracked. Does that mean the tree is ill?


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