1. [ noun ] material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
Synonyms: straw shuck stalk stubble chaff
Related terms: plant_material bran shuck
2. [ verb ] remove the husks from, as of ears of corn
Synonyms: shell
Related terms: remove shell denudation
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13493
4. [ noun ] (botany) outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
Related terms: sheath pod hull bract cornhusk
Similar spelling:   husky