Zest (noun)

The outermost and colorful part of the rind of a citrus fruit that is used as a flavoring.


Middle english, from old french zest, from latin zestus, from greek zestos, from zestos, live, lively, from zein to boil, seethe.


  1. He grated the lemon zest to add flavor to the cake.
  2. She added a little orange zest to the marmalade.
  3. The zest of the lime gives the drink a tangy taste.
  4. The zest of the orange is added to the dough for a citrus flavor.
  5. She used zest of lemon in her recipe to add flavor.
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