follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

cornhusk

[kawrn-huhsk] /ˈkɔrnˌhʌsk/
noun
1.
the husk of an ear of corn.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15, Americanism; corn1 + husk
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for corn-husk

cornhusk

/ˈkɔːnˌhʌsk/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) the outer protective covering of an ear of maize; the chaff
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cornhusk

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for corn

6
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with corn-husk