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hull1

hull1

 
pronunciation:
huhl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the outer shell or covering of various fruits, nuts, and seeds.
definition 2: the outer covering or calyx of the flower buds of certain fruits like the strawberry.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hulled, hulling, hulls
definition: to strip or break the outer coverings from (vegetables, seeds, or the like).
derivation: huller (n.)
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