"husk" in the noun 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
outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
"husk" in the verb sense
1. husk, shell
remove the husks from
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