Definition of "husks" []

  • The external green or membranous covering of certain fruits and seeds (noun)
  • Any worthless outer covering (noun)
  • To remove the husk from (verb)
  • Plural form of husk. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of husk. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "husks" in a sentence
  • "By the husks on which the prodigal is said, in his hunger, to have fed himself, we are not to understand exactly what is meant by the English word husks, but a certain fruit, the fruit of the carob tree, which grows in pods and has a mealy and sweet taste."
  • "SAUCE: Remove the husks from the tomatillos, wash, cut into quarters and transfer to blender or the "chopping cup" of an immersion blender."
  • "Our other favorites there include their side of thick-sliced bacon, tamales either in husks or in casserole baked with cheese and salsa verde, meatballs in gravy with rice and beans, or chile rellenos."
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