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Definition of Husk


  1. The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize.
  2. The supporting frame of a run of millstones.
  3. To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.

Husk Translations

husk in Afrikaans is skil
husk in Danish is bark
husk in Dutch is schil, dop, schors, schaal
husk in French is coque
husk in Norwegian is skrelle, skall, pille
husk in Swedish is skal, agn, skida