1. [syn: cider, cyder]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cider \Ci"der\, n. [F. cidre, OF. sidre, fr. L. sicera a kind of
strong drink, Gr. ?; of Oriental origin; cf. Heb. sh[=a]kar
to be intoxicated, sh[=e]k[=a]r strong drink.]
The expressed juice of apples. It is used as a beverage, for
making vinegar, and for other purposes.
Note: Cider was formerly used to signify the juice of other
fruits, and other kinds of strong liquor, but was not
applied to wine.
Cider brandy, a kind of brandy distilled from cider.
Cider mill, a mill in which cider is made.
Cider press, the press of a cider mill.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a beverage made from juice pressed from apples [syn: