Main definitions of rymer in English

: rymer1Rymer2

rymer1

(also rimer)

noun

  • A post in a weir or lock, in or on which a paddle works up and down.

Origin

Late 18th century. Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

rymer

/ˈrʌɪmə/

Main definitions of rymer in English

: rymer1Rymer2

Rymer2

noun

rare
  • A late-ripening variety of apple with pale acidic flesh and yellow skin streaked or flushed with red, used chiefly for cooking.

Origin

Early 19th century. Apparently from Rymer, the surname of an apple grower in Thirsk, Yorkshire, who developed this variety 1750.

Pronunciation

Rymer

/ˈrʌɪmə/