cornhusker

cornhusker

[kawrn-huhs-ker]
noun
1.
a person or thing that husks, corn.
2.
(initial capital letter) a Nebraskan (used as a nickname).

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; corn1 + husk + -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cornhusker
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature