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synonyms for husk

  • chaff
  • pod
  • rind
  • aril
  • bark
  • case
  • glume
  • hull
  • outside
  • shell
  • shuck
  • skin
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antonyms for husk

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  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
  • core
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How to use husk in a sentence

The adventurers’ tent had been sliced open from the inside, and in its husk lay rucksacks, neatly arranged boots, and a plate of sliced pork fat.
NINE RUSSIAN ADVENTURERS MYSTERIOUSLY FROZE TO DEATH—A NEW THEORY EXPLAINS WHYWIREDJANUARY 30, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Lard-rich tamales are a pandemic-ready project, well worth the time it takes to swaddle dough into corn husk wrappers.
TAKE A CULINARY JOURNEY WITH THESE NEW TRAVEL-INSPIRED COOKBOOKSJEN ROSE SMITHJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then from there, they get trucked to the huller, which removes the green husk off of the nuts that still have it on—30 or 40% of them—and cleans them and washes them.
THE MACHINES THAT GET WALNUTS FROM TREES TO YOUR MOUTHKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There’s a husk that peels off, revealing a nut shell underneath.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Remove the garlic cloves from the pot, squeeze them out of their husks and spread the garlic puree on toasted baguette.
THERE’S A SCIENCE TO FOOD PAIRING, AND YOU CAN LEARN IT HEREPETER COUCQUYT, BERNARD LAHOUSSE, AND JOHAN LANGENBICKOCTOBER 22, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The crab begins by tearing the husk, fiber by fiber, and always from that end under which the three eye-holes are situated.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Dumas states that the husk of oats sometimes yields as much as five or six per cent.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
The house, the bit of the world it gave upon, seemed a part of her life, the containing husk of all the fruitage born to her.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
He broke off the branch, and with the sharp point he soon had torn a hole in the outer husk of the cocoanut.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
The dried husk of the maiz is taken and cut into pieces of the required size.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO HUSK

  • case
  • casing
  • coat
  • cortex
  • crust
  • husk
  • peeling
  • rind
  • shell
  • skin
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