Synonyms of 'rind'
1 skinDictionary, peel, outer layer
grated lemon rind
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A crust is a hard layer of something, especially on top of a softer or wetter substance.
As the water evaporates, a crust of salt is left on the surface of the soil.
A husk is the outer covering of a grain or a seed.
a grey squirrel nibbling on a peanut husk
Thesaurus for rind from the Collins English Thesaurus
The rind of a fruit such as a lemon or orange is its thick outer skin.