HyperDic: husk

English > 3 senses of the word husk:
NOUNsubstancehusk, chaff, shuck, stalk, straw, stubblematerial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
planthuskouter membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
VERBchangehusk, shellremove the husks from
husk > pronunciation
Soundshhah'sk
Rhymesbrusque ... tusk: 12 rhymes with ahsk...
English > husk: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningmaterial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.
Synonymschaff, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble
Narrowerbranbroken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
Broaderplant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants
Spanishbarcia, cascabillo, cáscara, gluma, paja
Catalanboll
Verbshuskremove the husks from
English > husk: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningOuter membranous covering of some fruits or seeds.
NarrowerbractA modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
cornhuskThe husk of an ear of corn
hulldry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
pod, cod, seedcaseThe vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
Broadersheath, caseAn enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant ... / plant organ or part
Spanishcascabillo
Catalancapoll
Verbshuskremove the husks from
English > husk: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the husks from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"husk corn"
Synonymshell
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdescascarillar, desvainar
Catalanesbajocar, espellofar
Nounshuskouter membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
huskmaterial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
huskingthe removal of covering / covering

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