(noun, verb)


1. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

Similar word(s): chaff, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble

Definition categories: substance

2. outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

Definition categories: plant, case, sheath

Sentences with husk as a noun:

- A coconut has a very thick husk.

- His attorney was a dried-up husk of a man.


1. remove the husks from

- husk corn

Similar word(s): shell

Definition categories: change, remove, take, withdraw