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husking

noun

1 husking

The removal of covering.

synonyms: baring, denudation, stripping, uncovering.

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Polish: denudacja




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husk

noun

1 husk

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

synonyms: chaff, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble.

Roget 223: covering, cover; baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin; canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri [Fr.], umbrella, parasol, sunshade; ... show more

Dutch: kaf, stoppel, stro, strohalm, stronk, strootje
Polish: plewa

2 husk

Outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds.

Dutch: bolster

verb

1 husk

Remove the husks from:
— Husk corn.

synonym: shell.

Dutch: doppen


Moby thesaurus: afterglow, afterimage, balance, bark, boll, bones, bran, burr, butt, butt end, candle ends, capsule, case, chaff, cod, corn shuck, cornhusk, culm, deadwood, debris ... show more.

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