Definition of cider
1 : fermented apple juice often made sparkling by carbonation or fermentation in a sealed container
2 : the expressed juice of fruit (such as apples) used as a beverage or for making other products (such as applejack)
Examples of cider in a Sentence
a cup of apple cider
Recent Examples of cider from the Web
The best dishes reflect chef Wes Whitsell’s Southern roots: smoked pork shoulder with greens and cider; half chicken with dirty rice.
The flavored oil is blended with ingredients like cider vinegar distilled from apples grown in nearby Somerset.
Six rosé wines will also be available, of course, alongside rosé cocktails, cider, and champagne.
The internet is full of bogus health claims about apple cider vinegar, but few actually check out.
That's not to say that apple cider vinegar is useless.
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Start with assertive and complex flavors: Think whole, tart lemon muddled with a pinch of salt, or floral hibiscus tea perked up with funky, fermented apple cider vinegar.
Food events Summer Sip in the Garden SUN Wine, beer, ciders, food trucks, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, 13735 24th Ave.
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Origin and Etymology of cider
Middle English sidre, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sicera strong drink, from Greek (Septuagint) sikera, from Hebrew shēkhār
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
CIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cider for English Language Learners
: a drink made from apples
CIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of cider for Students
: the juice pressed out of fruit (as apples) and used especially as a drink and in making vinegar
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