Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun husk

2 senses of husk

Sense 1
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble -- (material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 2
husk -- (outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds)
       => sheath, case -- (an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb husk

1 sense of husk

Sense 1
husk, shell -- (remove the husks from; "husk corn")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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