Definition of cider apple in English:

cider apple


  • An apple of a variety that is used in cider-making.

    • ‘At St. George Spirits, you might get a chance to preview ‘orchard blend’ apple brandy made from six varieties of cider apples.’
    • ‘Her move to Redditch in 1992 enabled her and her new husband to start a cider apple farm.’
    • ‘There were baking apples, drying apples, cider apples, and dessert apples.’
    • ‘Mr Smith said that while eating and cooking apples represent the main varieties grown, there has been a steady increase in the quantity of cider apples over the past decade and these now account for about a quarter of production.’
    • ‘The company secures the cash flow to orchardists with thirty-year guaranteed contracts for cider apples.’