Meaning of dehusk in English:


Pronunciation /diːˈhʌsk/


[with object]
  • Remove the husk or husks from (grain).

    ‘Mature dehusked Malayan Yellow Dwarf coconuts were obtained from the Coconut Industry Board, Jamaica.’
    • ‘Seeds were dehusked and surface sterilized.’
    • ‘Some of his skills include using his teeth to dehusk 60 coconuts in half an hour.’
    • ‘He will have a stall at this weekend's Farmer's market, with the dehusking plant and harvesters on show.’
    • ‘Jute was just another convenient natural material that could be made into large bags to store everything from dehusked coconuts to polished rice to fresh vegetables.’