Definition of husk verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

husk

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//hʌsk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌsk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they husk
BrE BrE//hʌsk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌsk//
 
he / she / it husks
BrE BrE//hʌsks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌsks//
 
past simple husked
BrE BrE//hʌskt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌskt//
 
past participle husked
BrE BrE//hʌskt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌskt//
 
-ing form husking
BrE BrE//ˈhʌskɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌskɪŋ//
 
 
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husk something to remove the husks from grain, seeds, nuts, etc. Word Origin late Middle English: probably from Low German hūske ‘sheath’, literally ‘little house’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: husk

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