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husk
American English: /həsk/
British English: /hʌsk/

Translation of husk in Spanish:

noun

  • (of wheat, rice)
    (of maize) chala (feminine) or (Spain) farfolla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In the fall, plants produce and discard gorgeous seeds, seed pods, husks, and pinecones.
    • She uses real leaves, seeds, husks and pods, building on their natural form and texture and drenching them in colour.
    • Here, however, there was nothing; no birds flying overhead, no rodents, no chewed branches or seed husks, no droppings of any kind.

transitive verb

  • (wheat/rice)
    descascarillar
    descascarar
    (maize)
    quitarle la chala or (Spain) farfolla a
    Example sentences
    • Much of the work of the household is gender-specific, with women working longer hours than men and responsible for the hard work of hauling water and firewood and husking the rice.
    • Women are responsible for much heavy work - hauling water for the household and, in the absence of rice mills, pounding the rice in big mortars of hollowed out logs to husk it.
    • One day while I was husking maize, after my daily devotion, my father's mother came and sat by me.

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