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husknoun [C]

uk   us   /hʌsk/
the ​dryoutercovering of some ​seeds
(Definition of husk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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husknoun [C]

 us   /hʌsk/
the ​dry, ​outercovering of some ​fruits and ​seeds: corn husks
(Definition of husk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “husk”
in Spanish cáscara (cereales), vaina (judías, por ej.)…
in Vietnamese vỏ khô, trấu…
in Malaysian sekam…
in Thai แกลบ, เปลือก…
in French enveloppe…
in German die Hülse, die Schale…
in Chinese (Simplified) (种子或果实的)外壳…
in Indonesian kulit…
in Chinese (Traditional) (種子或果實的)外殼…
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