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husk   
      

It Has 4 letters ( h u s k )         1 vowels ( u )         3 consonants ( h s k )         Word on the contrary ksuh

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /hʌsk/

  • IPA(key): /hʌsk/

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _huske_ (“husk”), from Old English *_husuc, *hosuc_ (“little covering, sheath”), diminutive of _hosu_ (“pod, shell, husk”), from Proto-Germanic _*husōn_, _*hausaz_ (“covering, shell, leggings”), from Proto-Indo-European _*kawəs- / kawes-_ (“cover”). More at hose, -ock. Alternate etymology derives _husk_ from Low German _hūske_ (“little house, sheath”) (cognate with Middle Dutch _huskjin_ > Dutch _huisken_, diminutive of _hūs_ (“house”).) NOUN Wikipedia HUSK (_plural_ HUSKS) * The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside _A coconut has a very thick HUSK._ * Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something _His attorney was a dried-up HUSK of a man._ * The supporting frame of a run of millstones. TRANSLATIONS VERB HUSK (_third-person singular simple present_ HUSKS, _present participle_ HUSKING, _simple past and past participle_ HUSKED) * (transitive) To remove husks from. TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English huske (husk), from Old English *husuc, *hosuc (little covering, sheath), diminutive of hosu (pod, shell, husk), from Proto-Germanic *husōn, *hausaz (covering, shell, leggings), from Proto-Indo-European *kawəs- / kawes- (cover). More at hose, -ock.

Alternate etymology derives husk from Low German hūske (little house, sheath) (cognate with Middle Dutch huskjin > Dutch huisken, diminutive of hūs (house).)

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husk (plural husks)

  1. The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside
    A coconut has a very thick husk.
  2. Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something
    His attorney was a dried-up husk of a man.
  3. The supporting frame of a run of millstones.
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Verb

husk (third-person singular simple present husks, present participle husking, simple past and past participle husked)

  1. (transitive) To remove husks from.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Partly imitative, partly from Etymology 1, above, influenced by _husky_. VERB HUSK (_third-person singular simple present_ HUSKS, _present participle_ HUSKING, _simple past and past participle_ HUSKED) * (transitive) To say huskily, to utter in a husky voice. * The French captain did not immediately respond; he looked at his men with a miserable expression [...]; still he hesitated, drooped, and finally HUSKED, "Je me rends," with a look still more wretched. — Naomi Novik, "His Majesty's Dragon"

Partly imitative, partly from Etymology 1, above, influenced by husky.

Verb

husk (third-person singular simple present husks, present participle husking, simple past and past participle husked)

  1. (transitive) To say huskily, to utter in a husky voice.

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* husky

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

_The Australian Pocket Oxford Dictionary_, 2nd Ed., Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1978

The Australian Pocket Oxford Dictionary, 2nd Ed., Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1978

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryDANISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Danish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /husk/, [husɡ̊]

  • IPA(key): /husk/, [husɡ̊]

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryDANISH - VERB
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Danish - Verb

HUSK * imperative of _huske_ (remember)

husk

  1. imperative of huske (remember)

Which the Definition/Meaning of husk in categoryNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - VERB
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Norwegian Bokmål - Verb

HUSK * imperative of _huske_

husk

  1. imperative of huske

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