Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a husk or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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husk +‎ -like

Examples

  • And the design for the arts center in New Caledonia is downright romantic in its curved, husklike forms, evoking the shape of local native huts.

    The Future, Italian Style

  • At the commencement of the process of depositing the honeycomb, they throw off a slippery mucus, and of this the husklike formations are composed.

    The History of Animals

  • The kernels are small and are often enclosed in long ellipsoid husklike coverings (glumes).

    11. Sorghum: Fuel and Utility Types

  • He opened the pack and took out the remaining half-dozen boxes, each wrapped in the soft, husklike leaves that protected them, and set each box, still-wrapped, on the side of the desk.

    The Order War

  • He opened the pack and took out the remaining half-dozen boxes, each wrapped in the soft, husklike leaves that protected them, and set each box, still-wrapped, on the side of the desk.

    The Order War

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